Where in the world are these incredible canyons?

Hikers, kayakers and horse riders will be in their element in the world’s most impressive gorges. How many can you identify?

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1. In which country will you find the ‘Grand Canyon of Arabia’?

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2. This canyon is named after a precious metal. Where is it?

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3. The walls of this canyon are 400m high – that’s taller than the 102nd floor observatory in New York’s Empire State Building. Where is it?

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4. A 1.6km boardwalk snakes its way through this lush gorge. Where is it?

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5. This canyon is home to red rock formations known as the Valley of Castles. Where is it?

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6. This beautiful gorge is part of a National Park which is a UNESCO biosphere reserve. Where is it?

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7. Where would you find this canyon, which is also known as the marble gorge?

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8. In which country might you see wild horses in this canyon?

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9. This lush gorge is known for its caves, goats and locally produced cheese. Where is it?

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10. This national park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – is known for its four canyons, white water river and cave network. Where is it?

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11. This is the deepest canyon in this South American country, and twice as deep as the USA’s Grand Canyon. Where is it?

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12. Part of this 70km canyon is a UNESCO biosphere reserve prized for wildlife including the Syrian wolf and caracal mountain cat. Where is it?

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13. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to the indigenous Naxi people. Where is it?

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14. Surrounded by mature podocarp forest native to the southern hemisphere, this canyon is renowned for its vibrant turquoise waters. Where is it?

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15. You can loop the edge of this limestone canyon by bike or explore it by kayak. Where is it?

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16. This canyon now goes by another name which means ‘place of the rising sun’ in a few indigenous languages. Where is it?

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17. This striking, stripy valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Where is it?

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18. In which USA state is this Grand Canyon in? Clue: it’s not in Arizona!

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19. Known for its microclimate as much as its beauty, this 1km deep limestone gorge passes through a national park. Where is it?

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20. The sisal plant grows wild in this gorge, which is how it got its name. Where is it?

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21. Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, this gorge is named after a dome made from rock which resembles a cathedral’s ceiling. Where is it?