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The Surprising Link Between the Grand Canyon and Ancient Egypt

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For centuries, travelers have visited popular Grand Canyon monuments like the Osiris Tower and the Temple of Ra. But where do these ancient Egyptian names come from?

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The Grand Canyon is one of the seven natural wonders of the world, but it's just one of many breathtaking marvels you'll find in Arizona. Explore the Copper State's remarkable history and its awe-inspiring landscapes, spectacular sunsets and infamous gunfights. From Tombstone to tent jails, from the Valley of the Sun to lost cities of gold, this aerial tour celebrates and studies a colorful state filled with equally colorful characters.

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