box canyon


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box canyon

[′bäks ‚kan·yən]
(geography)
A canyon with steep rock sides and a zigzag course, that is usually closed upstream.
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While some may realize we are in the box canyon, instead of either backtracking or climbing out, we keep searching for the hidden door that we just know has to be there someplace.
Up close, one can see a box canyon at the base of the cliff, a few ponderosas for shade and a deep pool of sparkling water.
at the Box Canyon Dam, the utility district will test two systems to determine which one better eases the passage of resident fish, such as the bull trout.
The ones I liked the best as a youngster usually featured the hapless Westward-bound settlers unknowingly steering their wagon train into a box canyon.
The box canyon is opening ahead of us, but the roaring is deafening.
There was no moon on the elk opener as Randy Pickering and I followed guide Scott Moore up an overgrown, brush-choked trail into a box canyon.
The interstitial spaces necessary for overwinter habitat are largely confined to Box Canyon, especially along the banks," says Mitro.
But on the rare long-hike days, when we could get a bigger boy to go with us, we'd strap on our canteens and take a trailless route way up to the top of the first line of mountains, cross a fire break, skitter down into a box canyon, trudge up to the next ridge, and there it was--a place so rare, so wonderful, so green, it amazed us.
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