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Grand Falls.

1 City (1991 pop. 6,083), W N.B., Canada, on the St. John River. The nearby falls in the river and its 1-mi- (1.6-km) long gorge attract many visitors. The falls power a large hydroelectric development. 2 Town (1991 pop. 14,693), central Newfoundland, N.L., Canada, on the Exploits River. In the town are large pulp and paper mills that produce large amounts of newsprint.

Grand Falls,

Labrador, N.L., Canada: see Churchill FallsChurchill Falls,
waterfalls of the upper Churchill River, 245 ft (75 m) high, SW Labrador, N.L., Canada; known as Grand Falls until renamed (1965) in honor of Sir Winston Churchill. The falls were first explored (1839) by John McLean, a trader of the Hudson Bay Company.
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All nine green sunfish captured in the LCR were probably immigrants because they were caught in both reaches and also at Grand Falls. Most coldwater rainbow trout likely invade the LCR from the Colorado River where they are common (Dzul et al, 2017); however, the three individuals caught in the upper reach could have immigrated from perennial sources that empty into the intermittent corridor during floods.
The Grand Falls specimens represent two nearly complete postcranial individuals deposited 15 m apart in the same arroyo.
Three Lapsset projects are being handled by Chinese companies; construction of the first three berths by a consortium associated with the China Road and Bridge Corporation at a cost of $484m; the standard-gauge railway by China Communications and Construction; and the Grand Falls Multipurpose Dam project by China State Construction Engineering Corporation.
The 44-year-old potato farmer owns Tobique Farms near Grand Falls, one of the largest family potato farms in New Brunswick.
"He has not been arrested, he has been detained," said Dionne, a Grand Falls schoolteacher.
Bishop Anthony Daniels, 53, Auxiliary Bishop of London, ON, has been appointed Bishop of Grand Falls, Newfoundland.
The most significant effect was damage to a chimney in a house in Grand Falls that caused a fire to start and raze the structure.
Stephane Dorais, the new appointee, would lead the bank's commercial banking teams in Fredericton, Woodstock, Grand Falls, Edmundston and Bathurst.
The 'Badger Drive' was a log drive on the Exploits River in Newfoundland between Badger and Grand Falls and occurred every year between 1908 and 1991.
Set in Grand Falls in the early twentieth century when airmail delivery first began in Newfoundland, it suggests the isolation of the place, similar to Johnny's own, and the potential for connection through shared technology.