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Picture of a man standing at the edge of the Grand Canyon
April 25, 2022

Grand Canyon

This photo of a man on the edge of the Grand Canyon ran in the April 1922 issue, in a story called "The Scenery of North America." Grand Canyon National Park is one of the most-visited natural attractions in the world, welcoming more than 5 million tourists each year.
Photograph by George L. Beam, Nat Geo Image Collection
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