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Trail,

city (1991 pop. 7,919), SE British Columbia, Canada, on the Columbia River just N of the Wash. border. It is a metal-smelting center for a mining area that produces lead, zinc, silver, and gold. Sulfuric acid and fertilizers are manufactured there.

Trail

 

a city in Canada, in the southern part of the province of British Columbia. Population, 11,100 (1971). Trail is a center for the extraction and processing of complex ores. It has a large smelting combine that produces one-half of Canada’s smelted zinc and two-thirds of the country’s smelted lead; antimony and other metals are smelted as well. Trail also produces chemicals.

trail

[trāl]
(astronomy)
A luminous trace left in the sky by the passage of a large meteor.
(geology)
A line of rock fragments that were picked up by glacial ice at a localized outcropping and left scattered along a fairly well-defined tract during the movement of a glacier.
(graphic arts)
One of the lines left on a photographic plate during prolonged exposure to starlight if the motion of the plate was not synchronized with the apparent motion of the sky.
(ordnance)
In bombing, the line between the point of impact of the bomb and a point on the ground directly beneath the aircraft at the moment of impact, assuming that the aircraft stays on course after release of the bomb and maintains a constant speed.
Rear part of a gun carriage which connects the piece with a limber or tractor.

trail

1. the scent left by a moving person or animal that is followed by a hunting animal
2. Engineering the distance between the point of contact of a steerable wheel and a line drawn from the swivel pin axis to the ground
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Nature lovers can enjoy the mountain panorama on ski and snowshoe tours, which take you off the beaten track, or trek through mountain and valley hiking paths.
And that's not the end of the winter menu: the resort also sports more than 80km of maintained winter hiking paths on the high valley around the Heidsee, 52km of cross country ski runs (classical and skating), including 1km of lighted runs for night skiing, 10km of tobogan runs, natural ice rinks, a sports center with indoor pool, sauna, fitness and indoor skating rink.
In the scenario, all except one were hikers on the hiking path that goes past the treatment plant.
Trail construction means digging out brush and debris to create a level hiking path a couple of feet wide.
A new paved 1 1/4-mile bike and hiking path curves under mistletoe-laden oaks, and 2 miles of footpaths snake over the hills.
The diversity of plants along the hiking path caught people's eyes, but so did the large trees growing in the area west of Connor's Pond.
For example, Jones is removing one proposed trail - a hiking path near a sensitive wildlife habitat on Fern Ridge Lake, because of concerns raised by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.
Creating a 190-mile hiking path from northern Massachusetts to Long Island Sound off Connecticut is a step closer to realization after the U.
In the past year or so, the Rotary and other service clubs built a hiking path off Goodpasture Island Road.
Town officials hope to tie the two by a hiking path along the river, eventually.
Visitors can enjoy watching wildlife by walking along a hiking path or the handicapped-accessible trail, taking a driving tour or just sitting on benches around the area.
Once again the biggest challenge was gaining access on unmetalled hiking paths.