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Poplar River Grand Canyon

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Poplar River Grand Canyon

Poplar River Grand Canyon, also known as Poplar River Valley, is a waterway valley located between Poplar Creek Reservoir and the Urho district. The 24-kilometer alluvial valley goes from east to west and was created through the alluviation by the Poplar River. The river banks are steep, reaching 20 to 30 meters above the ground. With a width ranging from five to ten meters, the river winds through the valley, carving out various strange landscapes over millions of years. It is flanked by lush poplar woods and shrubs and weeds like gray poplar, Salix,Elaeagnus oxycarpa, bell thorns, roses, Nitraria, licorice and Achnatherum. Wild animals like pheasants, ducks, Mongolian gazelles, hares, foxes and wolves come and go freely in the valley which - with a vegetation coverage of up to 60 percent - is a green corridor and an ideal destination for sightseeing.