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Grand Canyon Royal Arch: Exclusive Google Flyover Video & Photo Slideshow

Veteran Grand Canyon photographer and explorer Elias Butler did double duty on his visit to Royal Arch by capturing the beauty on video and in photographs.

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Harvey Butchart discovered Royal Arch in October 1959.
Harvey Butchart discovered Royal Arch in October 1959.


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