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  • n. Plural form of canyon.


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  • Redwoods, Oaks, Firs and Manzanitas, bounded by running streams in canyons and ravines form welcome shade during our trip.

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  • "The total length of the canyons is 540 kilometers, the depth is 1,250 meters and the height at the rim is 2,250 meters," he told us.

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  • Stereo especially helps kill visual misconceptions, dune trains in canyons being a case in point.

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  • From a point below Hope where the Fraser River emerges from its long race through the mountain canyons it pursues its course for 70 or 80 miles to the sea.

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  • We’ve laid out the details on how to take in the grandest of canyons from a little-known access point, and have proposed two further options in America’s heartland: a park boasting lunar-like landscapes and verdant prairies and another with one-of-a-kind vistas of sweeping sandstone arches.

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  • The canyons were the perfect place for that kind of energy.

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  • The so-called canyons of several forks of the upper Stickeen are visible, but even where best seen in the foreground and middle ground of the picture, they are like mere sunken gorges, making scarce perceptible marks on the landscape, while the tops of the highest mountain-swells show only small patches of snow and no glaciers.

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  • The sponge was named Aaptos kanuux after the Aleut word for "heart," to emphasize the Pribilof Islanders 'view that the canyons are the heart of the Bering Sea.


  • Fall has arrived in red rock country and the canyons are a symphony of autumn colors - deep red, yellow, and gold.

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  • When a rushing river thus "canyons," as we used to say out West, and the mountains are very steep, it becomes almost impossible to bring the canoes down the river itself and utterly impossible to portage them along the cliff sides, while even to bring the loads over the mountain is a task of extraordinary labor and difficulty.

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