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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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Tipping their hats to the equestrian heritage of the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles City Council members Tuesday approved plans to establish a network of horse trails along the Valley's northern edge and to protect equestrian areas from development.
I did the gravel moving," Moser said, pointing to the horse trails.
affects numerous residents who make use of its recreation center, preschool, playground, tennis courts, and hiking and horse trails.
Further north at Saddle Peak Trail Rides in the company of a family with two young children, aged five and eight, I followed horse trails to lakes and hidden falls in the Ya Ha Tinda Ranch and Bighorn Campground.
Just around the corner and down a steep path you could access horse trails, which connected parks all over Queens.
It is hoped the 40 miles of horse trails and carriage driving tracks which meander through the Dyfnant and Efyrnwy forests will create a unique location for equine tourism.
Filled with information on 260 stables and barns suitable for boarding and renting, descriptions of 85 of Wisconsin's prime horse trails, places that teach riding lessons to all ages, and much more, Horsing Around In Wisconsin is a superb resource.
The facilities include stables, a riding ring, and horse trails.
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The land of the Ina Valley was home to the Nakasendo (a national road) the Ina Road and several pack horse trails.
He wants to see more horse trails etched into national parks, and corporate sponsorship of equestrian events that would provide more than recreation.
We're a colonial farm, with 85 acres of walking trails, ski trails and horse trails and scenic vistas," he said.