side canyon

side canyon

[′sīd ‚kan·yən]
(geology)
A ravine or other valley smaller than a canyon, through which a tributary flows into the main stream.
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Visitors can soar across a side canyon by the glass Skywalk platform which extends 70ft out over the rim.
He remembers gliding in a boat by an inundated side canyon, one that he had visited a year or two earlier and found filled with petrogtyphs and Anasazi ruins.
After devising a plan to drive the mature buck Melissa's direction and allowing her a shot, the plan went awry when the buck was located in a side canyon where her dad ended up shooting the buck rather than letting it get away.
Tucked into a small side canyon and mostly hidden by trees and bushes, this early crawler was found late last year by inquisitive hikers.
The transparent Skywalk extends over a side canyon and affords an excellent view of the main canyon, Granite Gorge, which contains the Colorado River.
Floods roar down a side canyon that can move boulders the size of cars, buses and even small houses.
As we headed down a side canyon to stay out of sight, we noticed elk sign everywhere.
At one point we pull into a hidden alcove in the rock wall and take a swim where a creek tumbles down from a verdant side canyon.
These 6, 7, 10 and 12 day white water rafting trips offer additional time for side canyon exploration during the milder Arizona spring temperatures.
We found a gorgeous 14-pointer that we'd looked at a couple of days earlier, feeding up a side canyon with another nice stag.
Our eyes follow the foaming flow of a waterfall and cascade, which trace the gap of a side canyon up through a thick forest to a snowfield set beneath the great gray triangle of 12,928-foot Mt.
And although we were largely in a desert climate, one of the things that was continually fascinating to me was what they called the "hanging gardens." These were areas, generally very high and in a side canyon, where water collected in a pool on top of a cliff and gradually seeped down to a level spot where green trees and plants could grow.