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Hanford,

city (1990 pop. 30,897), seat of Kings co., central Calif.; inc. 1891. It is an agricultural trade and processing center of the San Joaquin Valley. Hanford handles cotton, wheat, barley, nuts, and fruits and vegetables. Rubber and oil companies are also located in the area. The nearby U.S. naval air station in Lemoore contributes to Hanford's recreational and retail industries.
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Hanford

 

a suburb of the city of Richland, located in the northwestern USA, in the state of Washington, on the Columbia River. Hanford, the site of an atomic energy plant, is an important center of the USA’s atomic industry.

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In this memoir, environmental engineer Adams recounts his 24-year career at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington.