canyon

a valley with exceptionally steep sides, usually carved by a fast-flowing river that may or may not still be in evidence

canyon

[n] - (North America) a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
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Canyon

Can'yon noun The English form of the Spanish word Cañon .
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canyon

canon noun a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall
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Canyon

• (n.) The English form of the Spanish word Ca
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canyon

(from the article `alluvial fan`) Alluvial fans border the mountain fronts with the apex of each fan just within a canyon mouth that serves as the outlet for a mountain drainage ... Perhaps the most famous example of a canyon is the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River in northern Arizona. The Grand Canyon is about 1.6 km (1 mile) ... ...
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Canyon

city, seat (1889) of Randall county, northern Texas, U.S., in the Texas Panhandle, 16 miles (26 km) south of Amarillo, at a point where the Palo Duro ...
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Canyon

Steep-sided valley where depth is considerably greater than width. These features are the result of stream erosion.
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CANYON

(1) A deep valley with steep to vertical walls; in karst frequently formed by a river rising on impervious rocks outside the karst area. (2) A deep, elongated cavity cut by running water in the roof or floor of a cave or forming a cave passage.
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canyon

Grand Canyon A steep-sided valley formed through erosion by a river of hard rock lying in horizontal strata. The best known example is the Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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Canyon

The first generation of large American SIGINT (signals intelligence) satellites and the first combined ELINT/COMINT satellites. The cover for them was that they were prototype early warning satellites, but they were actually intended to monitor the radio communications of command posts and the staff...
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Canyon

In geography a canyon is a narrow, deep gorge, with steep sides, cut by a river through soft rock in a dry region. The biggest and best known is the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, USA.
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canyon

Deep, narrow valley or gorge running through mountains. Canyons are formed by stream down-cutting, usually in arid areas, where the rate of down-cutting is greater than the rate of weathering, and where the stream or river receives water from outside the area. There are many canyons in the we...
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Canyon

[satellite] Canyon was a series of seven United States spy satellites launched between 1968 and 1977. Also known by its SIGAD as AFP-827, the satellites were developed with the participation of the Air Force. The Canyon project is credited as being the first American satellite system tasked for COMINT. The satellites each had a mass of 700 ...
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Canyon

Canyon is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `mountain ridge` The name Canyon is -as far as we know- only given to American boys. The name sounds like: Cannon, Canon Similar names are: Cannan, Kanon, Conlon, Gannon, Kannon, Kenyon
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Canyon

A canyon or gorge is a deep ravine between pairs of escarpments or cliffs and is most often carved from the landscape by the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales. Rivers have a natural tendency to cut through underlying surfaces so will eventually wear away rock layers to lessen their own pitch slowing their waters; given enough ti...
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