The World’s Top 10 Deepest Canyons

1. The Mariana Trench: 

With a maximum depth of approximately 36,070 feet (10,994 meters), the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean is the deepest canyon in the world.

2. The Kali Gandaki Gorge: 

Situated in Nepal, the Kali Gandaki Gorge is one of the deepest canyons on Earth, reaching a depth of around 19,340 feet (5,895 meters).

3. The Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon: 

Found in Tibet, China, the Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon is known for its stunning natural beauty and measures about 17,003 feet (5,182 meters) deep.

4. The Cotahuasi Canyon: 

Located in Peru, the Cotahuasi Canyon is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and plunges down to approximately 11,488 feet (3,501 meters) below the surrounding terrain.

5. The Grand Canyon:

 Situated in Arizona, USA, the Grand Canyon is a world-famous natural wonder, reaching depths of up to 6,093 feet (1,857 meters) and offering awe-inspiring panoramic views.

6. The Tara River Canyon:

 Located in Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Tara River Canyon is the deepest canyon in Europe, with depths reaching around 4,265 feet (1,300 meters).

7. The Colca Canyon:

 Found in Peru, the Colca Canyon is a popular tourist destination and boasts a maximum depth of approximately 10,725 feet (3,269 meters).

8. The Indus Gorge: 

Situated in Pakistan, the Indus Gorge is a remarkable geological feature, reaching depths of about 8,202 feet (2,500 meters) and offering stunning vistas.

9. The Fish River Canyon: 

Located in Namibia, the Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa, measuring approximately 1,800 feet (550 meters) in depth.

10.The Blyde River Canyon: 

Found in South Africa, the Blyde River Canyon is a picturesque canyon with towering cliffs and a maximum depth of about 2,624 feet (800 meters).

Disclaimer: The rankings and measurements provided are based on available data up until September 2023 and may be subject to change as new information becomes available.