America is simply large, it blessed with an abundance of natural attractions. At 3.8 million sq. miles, it's the home to spectacular deserts, mountain ranges, ancient forests, volcanic features, waterfalls, glaciers, canyons, caves, and swamps. However that reality doesn't diminish the awesomeness of those places. But what are the most beautiful of all these natural attractions? Here, we've compiled a top 10 list (according to CNN) of nature's record setting attractions in U.S., decide the most beautiful amongst these. 美国非常大,拥有丰富的自然景观。在380万平方。这里是壮观的沙漠、山脉、古老森林、火山地貌、瀑布、冰川、峡谷、洞穴和沼泽的家园。然而,现实并没有减少这些地方的美好。但是这些自然景观中最美丽的是什么呢?在这里,我们列出了美国自然历史上最具吸引力的10大名单(根据CNN)。,在这些中选择最美丽的。

10. Missouri River – Longest river in the U.S.

密苏里河-美国最长的河流。

Missouri River   At more than 2,341 miles, Missouri River is the longest river in North America, beginning in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, winding generally south and east before joining the mighty Mississippi River (about 2,300 miles) near St. Louis, Missouri. After combined with the great Mississippi River, it forms the world's fourth longest river system. 在超过2341英里的地方,密苏里河是北美最长的河流,从蒙大拿州的落基山脉开始,一般在南部和东部蜿蜒,然后在密苏里州圣路易斯附近的密西西比河(大约2300英里)。再加上密西西比河,它形成了世界上第四长的河流系统。

9. Hells Canyon – Deepest canyon in North America

地狱峡谷-北美洲最深的峡谷。

Deepest canyon in North America   The Grand Canyon in Arizona may be immense, boasting nearly 277 river miles in length, but for sheer depth, Hells Canyon in eastern Oregon, eastern Washington and western Idaho wins hands-down. The deepest canyon in North America, at its deepest, it plunges 8,043 feet from the tip of He Devil Peak to the Snake River, which flows more than 1.6 km below the canyon's west rim on the Oregon side and 2,300 m below the peaks of Idaho's Seven Devils Mountains range to the east. 亚利桑那州的大峡谷可能是巨大的,它有277英里长的河流长度,但是对于陡峭的深度,在俄勒冈东部,华盛顿州东部和爱达荷州西部的赫尔斯峡谷无疑是胜利的。最深的峡谷在北美最深,深达8043英尺从他魔鬼峰蛇河,流超过1.6公里低于西部大峡谷的边缘在俄勒冈州方面和2300米以下七鬼山山峰爱达荷州的范围。

8. Northwest Angle – Northernmost point in the continental U.S.

西北角-美国大陆的最北点。

Record Setting Attractions in the United States   The Northwest Angle Inlet in Minnesota, near the Ontario border, is a part of northern Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. Known simply as ‘Angle Township', by locals, and at 49.22 north latitude, it is the northernmost point in the contiguous United States (the only place in the United States outside Alaska). 明尼苏达的西北角入口,靠近安大略边界,是明尼苏达森林县北部湖的一部分。它被当地人称为“角乡”,在北纬49.22度,是美国邻近地区的最北点(美国在阿拉斯加以外唯一的地方)。

7. Yuma, Arizona – The sunniest place in the world

亚利桑那州尤马——世界上阳光最充足的地方。

Yuma, Arizona   Yuma, Arizona, is noted for its weather “extremes”. According to the National Climatic Data Center, It is the driest, sunniest city and the least humid place in the United States. It also holds the Guinness World Record for sunniest city on Earth. The city has the lowest frequency of rain and snow, and has the most number of days, 175, per year. It experiences an average of 4015 hours of sunshine per year, and 11.0 hours of sunshine per day. 亚利桑那州尤马市以天气“极端”著称。根据美国国家气候数据中心的数据,它是美国最干燥、阳光最充足的城市,也是最潮湿的地方。它还拥有世界上最晴朗的城市的吉尼斯世界纪录。这个城市的雨和雪的频率最低,而且每年最多有175天。它平均每年有4015小时的阳光,每天有11.0小时的阳光。

6. Rainbow Bridge – Tallest natural bridge in the U.S.

彩虹桥-美国最高的天然桥梁。

Rainbow Bridge   The amazing natural structure at Rainbow Bridge National Monument in southern Utah is often described as the world's highest natural bridge. The bridge is estimated to be more than 200 million years old. It is 290 feet tall, at the top it is 42 feet thick and 33 feet wide. Rainbow Bridge was known for centuries by the Native Americans who have long held the bridge sacred. 位于犹他州南部的彩虹桥国家纪念碑,其惊人的自然结构常被描述为世界上最高的天然桥梁。这座桥估计有2亿多年的历史。它有290英尺高,顶部有42英尺厚,33英尺宽。彩虹桥是几个世纪以来被美国原住民所熟知的,他们一直把这座桥视为神圣的。

5. Mount McKinley – Highest mountain in North America

麦金利山——北美最高的山。

Mount McKinley - Highest mountain   Mount McKinley is the highest mountain peak in North America, with 20,237 feet above sea level. The Mount Mckinley is considered the largest of any mountain situated entirely above sea level, with some 18,000 feet base to peak rise. Located in the interior of US state of Alaska, McKinley is the third most prominent peak after Mount Everest and Aconcagua. It is the centerpiece of Denali National Park and Preserve. 麦金利山是北美最高峰,海拔20237英尺。麦金利山被认为是所有海拔最高的山中最大的一座山,海拔约18000英尺。麦金利位于美国阿拉斯加州的内陆,是继珠穆朗玛峰和阿空加瓜之后的第三个最著名的山峰。它是德纳里国家公园的中心。

4. Mauna Kea – World's tallest mountain

莫纳克亚山——世界上最高的山。

RMauna Kea   Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. About one million years old, Mauna Kea is the highest point in the U.S. state of Hawaii, standing 13,803 ft above sea level. However, much of Mauna Kea is below sea level, when measured from the ocean floor, its height is 33,100 ft, more than twice Mount Everest. 莫纳克亚火山是夏威夷岛上的一座休眠火山。大约100万年前,莫纳克亚州是美国夏威夷州的最高点,海拔13803英尺。然而,莫纳克亚的很多地方都低于海平面,从海底测量,它的高度是33,100英尺,是珠穆朗玛峰的两倍多。

3. Death Valley – Lowest and hottest spot in the U.S.

死亡谷——美国最低和最热的地方。

Death Valley   Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California. Situated within the Mojave Desert, it is the lowest (282 feet below sea level) and driest area in North America. Death Valley is currently the hottest place in the world. with a scorching record high of 134° F (57°C) on July 10, 1913. Death Valley may sound like a depressing destination to visit, but it boasts some of the most adaptable plant and animal life on the planet. 死亡谷是位于加州东部的一个沙漠峡谷。它位于莫哈韦沙漠中,海拔最低(282英尺),是北美最干燥的地区。死亡谷目前是世界上最热的地方。1913年7月10日,有134人(57人)的骄人战绩。死亡谷听起来像是一个令人沮丧的旅游目的地,但它拥有地球上最适宜的植物和动物生活。

2. General Sherman – Largest living tree in the world

谢尔曼将军——世界上最大的活树。

Largest living tree   The second on record setting attractions in U.S. is ‘General Sherman', world's largest living tree. The General Sherman is not only the largest giant sequoia, but it is also the world's biggest living tree. By volume, it is the largest known living single stem tree on earth. The tree was named after American Civil War general, William Tecumseh Sherman, is located in the Giant Forest of Sequoia National Park in Tulare County, in the U.S. state of California. 世界上最大的活树“谢尔曼将军”(General Sherman)是美国历史上第二大的景点。谢尔曼将军不仅是最大的红杉,也是世界上最大的活树。按体积计算,它是地球上已知的最大的现存单株树。这棵树是以美国内战时期的将军威廉·特库姆塞·谢尔曼的名字命名的,位于美国加利福尼亚州的图拉县的红杉国家公园的巨型森林里。

1. Crater Lake – The Deepest lake in the U.S.

火山口湖-美国最深的湖。

Deepest lake   Deepest lake in the U.S. The Crater Lake is one of the record setting attractions. Located in south-central Oregon, in the western United States, Crater Lake is famous for its deep blue color and water clarity. The dazzling body of water is nearly 2,148-feet (655 m) deep. The lake formed by the collapse of the volcano Mount Mazama more than 7,700 years ago. The Lake is also known for the “Old Man of the Lake”, a full-sized tree which is now a stump that has been bobbing vertically in the lake for over a century. 在美国最深的湖,火山口湖是最引人注目的景点之一。火山口湖位于美国西部的俄勒冈州中南部,因其深蓝色和清澈的湖水而闻名。令人眼花缭乱的水体有将近2,148英尺(655米)深。7 700多年前马札马火山坍塌形成的湖泊。这个湖也以“湖上的老人”而闻名,这是一棵全尺寸的树,它现在是一个树桩,在湖中垂直地上下摆动了一个多世纪。 信息来源;wikipedia.org和美国有线电视新闻网