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Blyde River Canyon

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The Blyde River Canyon (also officially known as the Motlatse Canyon) is considered the third largest canyon on Earth and the largest 'green canyon' because of its subtropical vegetation.

blydec3One of the most-visited attractions in South Africa, the Blyde River Canyon is 26 km long and is, on average, around 800m deep, making it also the deepest canyon and forms part of the Drakensberg escarpment. As part of the Panorama Route, the Blyde River Canyon has beautiful rock formations known as the Bourke's Luck and Three Rondavels. The route starts at the town of Graskop, past The Pinnacle and God's Window.

Location: -24.590105, 30.812500


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