On the Grand Canyon becoming a national monument:

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On the Grand Canyon becoming a national monument: - The president, speaking of the importance of...
The president, speaking of the importance of protecting the Grand canyon as a national monument, • says in his proclamation: "It Is an object of unusual scientific Interest, being the greatest eroded canyon in the United States, and it appears that the public interests would be promoted by reserving It as a national monument with such other land as ls necessary for its proper protection." It has long been realized that it was highly desirable to have this wonderful gorge, made by the Colorado river, set apart as a national monument. This assures the area of exclusion from all kinds of entry, and means that the government will have power to prevent the marring of the* scenic beauty by unsightly exploitation of any kind. The area put in the national

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  1. Los Angeles Herald,
  2. 23 Jan 1908, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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  • On the Grand Canyon becoming a national monument:

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