Waimea Canyon

Waimea Canyon
geographical name gorge Hawaii on SW coast of Kauai

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  • Waimea Canyon State Park — Waimea Canyon is a large canyon, approximately ten miles (16 km) long and up to 3,000 feet (900 m) deep, located on the western side of Kauaokinai in the Hawaiian Islands. The canyon was formed by a deep incision of the Waimea River arising from… …   Wikipedia

  • Waimea — may refer to:Places;United States *Waimea, Hawaii County, Hawaii *Waimea, Kauai County, Hawaii *Waimea Bay on Oahu *Waimea Canyon State Park on KauaiOther*Waimea (window manager), a window manager for the Unix X Window System …   Wikipedia

  • Waimea, Hawaii — Waimea refers to multiple places in Hawai‘i:*Waimea, Hawaii County, Hawaii *Waimea, Kauai County, Hawaii *Waimea Bay on O‘ahu *Waimea Canyon State Park on Kaua‘i …   Wikipedia

  • Waimea River (Hawaii) — Geobox|River name = Waimea native name = other name = category = etymology = nickname = image caption = country = US state = HI region = Kauai district = municipality = parent = tributary left = tributary right = city = landmark = source = Alaka… …   Wikipedia

  • Waimea — ▪ Hawaii, United States       town, Kauai county, southwestern Kauai island, Hawaii, U.S. Waimea, whose name means “Reddish Water,” is situated on Waimea Bay at the mouth of the Waimea River. The valleys of the Waimea River and its tributary, the …   Universalium

  • Canyon — For other uses, see Canyon (disambiguation). Gorge redirects here. For the figure from Greek mythology, see Gorge (mythology). For the old English meaning, see throat. Grand Canyon, Arizona …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Canyon of the Pacific — Waimea Canyon, Kauai, Hawaii …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Montane — Waimea Canyon, Hawaii is known for its montane vegetation. In biogeography, montane is the highland area located below the subalpine zone.[1] Montane regions generally have cooler temperatures and often have higher rainfall than the adjacent …   Wikipedia

  • Kauai — Kauaʻi The Garden Isle August 1995 satellite photo …   Wikipedia

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