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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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Because of stoppages in the second half that sent several Canyon players to the sidelines with issues ranging from bloody noses to sprained ankles, nearly four minutes of injury time was added.
The loan is a great addition to our portfolio and is a product of the long-standing relationship that we've enjoyed with Canyon.
Second, environmental conditions in the river have been altered significantly since the Glen Canyon Dam became operational.
Not surprisingly, then, Wilfred Elders, a professor of geology at the University of California, Riverside, was dismayed during a visit to Grand Canyon National Park in August 2003 to learn that A Different View was on the shelves in the bookstores there.
While scientists have hashed out the origins of the rock layers, they still don't have conclusive evidence of how and when the canyon itself was carved.
Men who visit Canyon Ranch will also get to hang out with some of their favorite professional sports heroes who will serve as special guest "coaches.
Those of us who live in the mountain community of Placitas at the north end of the canyon have long used and enjoyed Las Huertas.
So imagine what might happen if CIF State Championship Bowl titlists Canyon and Oaks Christian of Westlake Village played one more high school football game this weekend -- against each other.
Canyon Ranch Institute Prevention Partnerships, to improve wellness and increase prevention as a way of life, particularly for minority populations and other targeted at-risk groups.
That lack of well-defined structure, as well as large, scalloped features along the canyon rim, suggest that much of the material now in the channel got there via large landslides of material from the sides of the canyon.
Bank Chairman Michael Harris concurred with Hoffmann and further stated, "Ross' addition to the Bank's board of directors will provide the Board with a wealth of experience that will assist Canyon as a community bank serving both the Coachella Valley and the Native American community in the pacific southwest.
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.