<p><br> The Little Colorado River (at right) meets the bigger Colorado River in the park, marking the beginning of the Grand Canyon's central section.</p>

River Confluence


The Little Colorado River (at right) meets the bigger Colorado River in the park, marking the beginning of the Grand Canyon's central section.

Photograph by Bill Hatcher, Nat Geo Image Collection

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