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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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Sustainable development in areas with supply constraints will be a particular focus of the River Canyon joint venture.
The Little River Canyon Center has been funded over $6 million to JSU, through NASA, for use by the National Park Service near Fort Payne.
With 27 lining up for this one- mile dash, punters are set a real puzzle but the lightly-raced River Canyon must have a fair squeak at a good price.
Both have been running well but riding arrangements suggest River Canyon is preferred.
The couple later went on the Shotover Jet - a 50mph whiteknuckle ride through a river canyon.
The ideal vacation for bourbon lovers who savor outdoor excitement, this all-inclusive three-day, three-night Oregon rafting expedition explores 32 miles through the deepest river canyon in North America.
The sculpture was a gift to the UK to honour the nearly 3,000 people - including the 67 Britons - who died in the attack 12 years ago | MONDAY SEPTEMBER 9: A rescuer carries the body of baby after the bus the baby was travelling in plunged into a deep river canyon in San Martin Jilotepeque, in northwest Guatemala, Central America, killing at least 43 people | SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 8: A girl injured in deadly riots between Hindus and Muslims in Kawal village, in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
The relatively high number of visitors to the Fish River Canyon, especially during winter, has left a legacy of debris that needs to be removed.
The company is offering Halloween Rogue River Rafting Trips through the Rogue River Canyon, with a choice of either a half or full day rafting excursion.
From Phlox aculeata (Payette phlox), which grows along Idaho's Snake River Canyon, to the Phlox woodhousei (Mogollon phlox) of the Colorado plateau, all 61 varieties are profiled in detail with botanical descriptions, geographic range, preferred environment, relationships to other plants in the region, natural history notes, and cultivation information.
Visit Johannesburg's new Apartheid Museum and see the Blyde River Canyon, the third largest in the world.