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ruh veen

  • n  a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)

  • They wanted to save the ravine for more worthy enterprises, they argueda zoo or a cemetery.
  • Divers can explore the crystal-clear depths of the Silfra ravine, or the nearby lake that is home to uniquely evolved varieties of charr and stickleback.
  • Children were thrown into the ravine alive.
News & Articles

  • Mother, 3 children survive 250-foot plunge into ravine
    A mother, her two young daughters and her 18-month-old granddaughter survived when their vehicle plunged into a deep ravine in Macon County.
    June 13, 2013 - FOX 19 Cincinnati
  • Man who fell into Badlands ravine left trail
    The Pine Ridge man who fell down a steep ravine in the Badlands National Park had left the trail, according to an emergency official.
    June 12, 2013 - Rapid City Journal
  • British roller coaster enthusiasts ride Waldameer's Ravine Flyer II (VIDEO)
    Close to 65 British roller coaster enthusiasts arrived at Waldameer Park & Water World in Millcreek Township on June 11 ready to ride the Ravine Flyer II. The Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is at the tail end of a 16-day, 15-park U.S. tour that will have them riding more than 100 coasters.
    June 11, 2013 - Erie Times-News

  • Kevin Rudd in The Age
    A terrified sugar glider felt as if it had been somehow trapped in a ravine somewhere in the Himalayas,Mr Rudd told the audience assembled for the launch.
  • David Millar in AFP
    I came flying into one corner where there was a big ravine on one side and came this close,said Millar holding his fingers together, "to crashing over the wall. There was another corner further where I lost some time as well. If I've lost...
  • Jeff Sessions in FOXNews
    Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions said Specter's proposal is "like someone trying to leap a 10-foot ravine and going 9 feet."

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