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canyon

Radiation safety
A popular term for a plutonium reprocessing plant—e.g., in Hanford, Washington, or the Savannah River Site (SRS), which is 440 m tall.

Sport medicine
See Canyoning.
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However, along North America's eastern coast, where continental shelves typically are wide and have gentle slopes, the heads of undersea canyons usually lie many kilometers offshore.
In the 1920s, a colleague of Price's urged him to explain the formation of the Grand Canyon in these words: "Let's have the worst before us when we're dealing with the enemy, and if we perish, we perish
Within the graphically intense Canyons experience, lies the functional core of the site; online lodging availability and reservations, ski rentals, ski school sign-up, ticket sales, season passes, and group sales.
If anyone knows Canyon from the inside, it's Bornn, who was a Canyon assistant under Welch in 2001.
When Powell embarked on his monumental journey with nine other men packed into four small boats, the Grand Canyon was a vast uncharted stretch that Powell called "the great unknown.
Then Blade did what came naturally, which was to convert Hillsboro, which had averaged 12 victories over the preceding six seasons (including three consecutive section championship appearances from 2001-03,) into a mirror image of Canyon.
Hart defeated Canyon 13 times in a row from 1991 to 2003, but the Cowboys have won the past three, including a 16-14 victory during the regular season last year.
III championship, holding Vikings running back Manuel White, the region's all-time rushing-yardage leader, to 65 yards in front of more than 9,000 at Canyons.
It's tough for high school football kickers and punters to earn a scholarship to a four-year college, but Canyon High's Chris Chalmers is putting his best foot forward.
Canyons completed the relay sweep, as Bowers, Camuso, Colvin and Kroll won the 200 medley relay (2:13.
In Zion National Park, many visitors explore the upper stretch of Zion Canyon with nothing more than high-top sneakers and a wading staff.
Canyon played without its top scorer, Nini Loucks, and without its best field player, McKenzie Hill, for long stretches.