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Ardèche

(ärdĕsh`), department (1990 pop. 278,800) in VivaraisVivarais
, region, roughly coextensive with Ardèche dept., SE France. Its mountainous terrain rises to 5,753 ft (1,754 m) in the Mézenc. Cattle raising is the chief occupation. Silk manufacturing has declined, but other textile industries still exist.
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, S France. Privas is the capital.
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Earlier inhabitants of the Ardeche, however, did not have such entertainment.
The parc is set in wooded grounds below the 17th century Chateau de Sampzon, but the focus is the Ardeche river, which runs along the bottom of the parc and has a private beach.
Next glamping port of call was 300 miles south east in the dramatic, mountainous scenery of the Ardeche, below the French Alps where canoeing, canyoning and mountain biking are a must.
The couple settled in Ardeche in France and had a baby girl.
The Association 2000 Vins d'Ardeche, a group representing more than 70 independent wine producers and most co-operatives in the Ardeche Meridionale region, is funding the campaign.
Windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling, climbing, abseiling, caving, archery and fencing are all included in this break, plus an exciting two-day canoe descent on the spectacular Ardeche river.
Faure of Ardeche, France, will join the CIBA Vision Group in France effective Jan.
this contract concerns the building of protection studies against falling blocks on the department of Ardeche and the state control of protection already installed equipment against rockfalls.
Richard was asked by the French authorities to assist in locating an experienced diver in the Ardeche region's daunting Draggonniere Gaude cave system.
Martyn Harris completed a four day canoe trip along the Ardeche River Gorge in the south of France to earn his award.
He confessed to attacking the 11-year-old girl and to similar assaults in the Ardeche region.