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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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Ashley Dale and Erin Ortega managed to score goals among mad scrambles inside the penalty box, helping Saugus force a 2-2 draw that kept the Centurions in the hunt for a playoff berth and knocked Canyon (11-1-3, 1-0-1) out of first.
Canyon Capital was represented by Michael Fleischer and Robin Potts.
The dozens of scientists who surveyed the canyon as the floodwaters passed through and again afterward were heartened to find that sediments restored the riverbank in some areas.
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
For almost 20 years, local debate has raged over the fate of Las Huertas Canyon.
Corbett Canyon began its wine freshness crusade back in spring 2003 when its award winning bottled wine also became available in the Premium Wine Cask.
And while Clausen didn't play particularly well against Cardinal Newman, the odds are he would not have two subpar performances in a row -- which would be bad news for Canyon.
The newly discovered canyon system--which the researchers named Cap Timiris Canyon, after a nearby cape on the African coast--looks like a river valley, only it's on the bottom of the sea.
Izquierdo is the embodiment of what we seek to accomplish at the Canyon Ranch Institute -- promote healthy living, train a new generation of health professionals, and provide ways for everyone -- regardless of income or socio-economic status -- to live healthier, happier lives.
Canyon clinched the victory when Nick Jurado recovered a fumbled punt return on the De La Salle 22-yard line with three minutes remaining followed by Longshore's second 1-yard touchdown run.
In fact, research presented last June at a conference devoted to the origin of the gorge--the first such meeting in more than 35 years--suggests that substantial portions of the eastern Grand Canyon are geological youngsters, having been eroded only within the past million years.