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Twin Falls,

city (1990 pop. 27,591), seat of Twin Falls co., S Idaho, in the Snake River valley; inc. 1905. The city began as a center of a private irrigation project, which is supplemented by the Minidoka project of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. One of the falls of Twin Falls in the nearby gorge is harnessed for hydroelectric power. Sugar beets, potatoes, corn, beans, and grains are processed, as well as livestock, trout, and dairy products. Commercial fish hatcheries are in the area. The College of Southern Idaho and its Herrett Center for the Arts and Science are there. Scenic attractions include the deep Snake River canyon and Shoshone FallsShoshone Falls,
212 ft (65 m) high, flowing over a rim 900 ft (274 m) wide in the Snake River, S Idaho. Once a great spectacle, the falls have been reduced by irrigation projects upstream.
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 (212 ft/65 m high). Nearby is Craters of the Moon National MonumentCraters of the Moon National Monument,
53,440 acres (21,636 hectares), S central Idaho; est. 1924. This region, composed of several closely grouped volcanoes, is suggestive of a telescopic view of the moon. Volcanic activity dating back c.
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