These animated gifs were generated from stereograms taken by John Hillers during the Powell Surveys of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon in the 1870s. They are among some of the earliest photographs taken of the Grand Canyon.
This amazing image, taken by Bret Webster on July 5 2011, shows Toroweap Point, taken from the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA. Toroweap is about 915 metres above the Colorado River. Its name means ‘dry or barren valley’ in Paiute; it refers to many local features which include the geologic formation and fault, the valley and the overlook. Tuweep refers to the park district and in Paiute refers to ‘the earth’.