National Geographic : 1916 Apr
Photograph byN.H.Darton A VIEW OF ONE OF THE SIDE WALLS OF THE GRAND CANYON OFTHE COLORADO "Looking down more than half a mile into this 15 by 218 mile paint-pot, I continually ask, Is there any other fifty miles ofMother Earth that I have known as fearful, as full of glory, as full of God?"-JOAQUIN MILLER. "A pageant of ghastly desolation and yetoffrightful vitality, such as neither Dante nor Milton in their most sublime conceptions ever approached."-WILLIAM WINTER. Search theentire globe and you will find nothing outside the United States comparable to the Grand Canyon.