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This is about the canyon in Wyoming, United States. For the canyon on the Fraser River, in British Columbia, Canada, see Moran, British Columbia.
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Moran Canyon
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Mount Moran at center with Moran Canyon to the right
Geography
Coordinates 43°51′41″N 110°45′17″W / 43.86139°N 110.75472°W / 43.86139; -110.75472Coordinates: 43°51′41″N 110°45′17″W / 43.86139°N 110.75472°W / 43.86139; -110.75472

Moran Canyon is located in Grand Teton National Park, in the U. S. state of Wyoming. The canyon lies between Mount Moran to the south and Traverse Peak and Bivouac Peak to the north. Moran Bay, part of Jackson Lake, is at the mouth of the canyon to the east. The canyon was formed by glaciers which retreated at the end of the last glacial maximum approximately 15,000 years ago.

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