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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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Prime contractor Wilson Brothers Construction of Cowley is the prime contractor on the $600,000-plus effort to clean up rockfall from falling rock and mud slides this past spring inside Wind River Canyon between Shoshoni and Thermopolis.
In the river canyon there are hot and cold springs and geologic formations that rival Utah's.
A thigh-burning, 4,200-foot climb brings views of the Great Western Divide's crags, plus a dizzying 6,000-foot drop to the Kaweah River canyon.
Mainling, Jumada II 15, 1433, May 6, 2012, SPA -- Two rescue teams were dispatched Sunday to the site of an avalanche that killed two people and trapped another four in the Yarlung Tsangpo River Canyon in west China's Tibet autonomous region, local authorities said Sunday.
The Mantle Ranch; a family's joys and sorrows in the beautiful, remote Yampa River Canyon, 2d ed.
From his motorcycle jump over the newly opened Caesars Palace fountains to his leap over the Snake River Canyon in Idaho, this provides a satisfying in-depth survey of his relationships, life, media encounters, and more, and considers his status as a sports legend.
Captain Truax designed the X-3 rocket plane and a steam powered rocket intended to propel daredevil driver Evel Knieval over the Snake River Canyon in Idaho.
The SAR crew, which responded to a call for assistance from the sheriff's office after a 16-year-old girl fell off a cliff and into the river in Skokomish River Canyon while hiking with her family.
Mr Saltman promoted Knievel's infamous attempt to jump Idaho's Snake River Canyon and then wrote a book about the experience, angering Knievel by portraying him as "an alcoholic, a pill addict, an anti-Semite and an immoral person.
The promoters publicized Knievel=92s famous 1974 attempt to jump Idaho= =92s Snake River Canyon.
is another half-hour documentary on his life, where friends and family talk about him, and his jumps at Snake River Canyon and Wembley Stadium are replayed.
River Canyon, which will operate out of Los Angeles and Sacramento, brings together partners who have long histories of leadership, innovation, and success in real estate investment and strong track records in delivering high quality urban and smart growth projects.