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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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He said: "I ran River Canyon to see if he would stay this 10 furlongs but he doesn't.
We knew he would get the trip, but it looks like River Canyon doesn't stay ten furlongs," Weld said afterwards.
Weld said: "River Canyon is very well, but I would like to see rain for him.
Dry River Canyon was originally part of the Badlands Wilderness Study Area, but was dropped from consideration by the Bureau of Land Management.
Seven-day Pacific Coast Explorer (from $2,490) goes through famous Feather River Canyon, which was closed to passenger trains for 30 years.
Artistic Blue was only third on her seasonal debut in the Kilkenny 1,000 Guineas Trial at Leopardstown yesterday, but she still ran quite well and is held in good regard by Bolger, while Weld views the twice-raced River Canyon as a fine prospect.
Every weekend in February and March, participants in Fleser's third annual "Winter Steelhead Fishing Spectacular" board a two-car train outside his Minam Motel and Market - located about halfway between La Grande and Enterprise - for a trip into the 10-mile "wild and scenic" section of the Wallowa River canyon.
And Port Bayou made it three in a row for Weld at Leopardstown last Sunday when filled the role of stable second string and made the running under Pat Shannon in a race for which stable companion River Canyon started a strong second favourite.
Three of Stravinsky's rivals-River Canyon, Tarfaa and Castle Quest-are winners, and Dermot Weld is viewing the race as a test to see if River Canyon, winner of his only start at Tipperary in June, is Irish 2,000 Guineas material.
He also had berries for Half Moon Lodge, less than a mile away across the river, and the Creswell women accepted his invitation to ride along there and back so they could see the scenic river canyon from the air.
He's a probable runner on Sunday although I also have River Canyon in the race."