National Geographic : 1954 Jan
(3) National uieograiptic sOCioly 4 Hikers Wade a Quicksand Pool and Take a Lunchtime Dip + In the entrenched miles from Zion National Park's northeast corner to its Temple of Sinawava (page 56), the Virgin's rushing waters fall 90 feet to the mile. This drop is 10 times as steep as that of the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park. ix(Iarllromles l)y LeiWS I'. I larK Cliffs Rise Like Massed Skyscrapers +" Overhanging Wall Street At points in the Narrows, colorful ledges rise so high they all but hide the sky. Each year's floods dig the rugged chasm a little deeper, but the stream still follows the meanders that it scratched on the plateau's surface eons ago.