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piton

Mountaineering a metal spike that may be driven into a crevice of rock or into ice and used to secure a rope
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Neil explained the significance of the Pitons mountains: "Here in St Lucia we call them the 'breasts of the Caribbean'.
Work to reinforce and modernize the AEP network and to extend the EU network in the Piton Bois de Nfle area to be carried out in seven operational phases and encompassing: general construction sites and studies, trenching, drinking water network, Wastewater system, trench fill and refurbishment.
Gros Piton and Petit Piton are forestcovered 250,000-year-old volcanic plugs, which look way too steep to be climbed but Shavone did the slightly easier 2,600ft Gros in two hours as a schoolboy.
Vincent, and known for its tropical rain forest, volcanic sand beaches and jagged cliffs, is poised to soar like the island's famed twin Piton mountains (which Oprah said is one of the top five places to see in your lifetime).
Installation de chantier pour une dure de 21 mois comprenant 160 ml de clture et 4 modules de locaux de chantier, 1 portillon piton, 1 portail vhicules.
Home to the world's only drive-in volcano - the Gros Piton, standing alongside its twin peak Petit Piton - the Soufriere sulphur springs are St Lucia's most popular tourist attraction.
Lot 10: CDC 1510 TPC 901 Saint-Pierre / Petite-le / Saint-Joseph (matin) Saint-Joseph / Saint-Pierre (aprs midi) PFM IP Sud / Petite-le/ Saint-Joseph IP et Saint-Joseph / Saint-Pierre (samedi) Lot 11: CDC 1511 TPC 910 PIC / PFM IP Sud / Saint-Pierre / PIC (aprs midi) PIC / ST PIERRE (Samedi matin) et Le Tampon / Saint-Pierre / PIC (Samedi midi) Lot 12: CDC 1604 TPC 801B Le Tampon / Saint-Pierre / Piton Saint-Leu / Saint-Louis / PFM IP Sud / Le Tampon / Saint-Pierre (lundi vendredi) Lot 13: CDC 1605 TPC 501 La Saline / Saint-Gilles les Hauts / Saint-Paul / Le Port Un seul attributaire sera retenu pour chaque lot.
High on Morne Chastanet overlooking St Lucia's famous Piton mountains perches this extraordinary development.
The Pitons Management Area extends over 11 square miles and includes the magnificent twin peaks of Gros and Petit Piton, the town of Soufriere, the nearby coral reefs, sulphur springs--one of the world's few drive-in volcanoes--and the rare animal and plant species that thrive in the area.
The five new board members join an existing board of directors that includes, in addition to Alexander: Mary Gittings Cronin, president and executive director, The Piton Foundation; Jerry Dent, executive vice president, Zions Bancorporation; Bob Greene, former senior vice president, Rocky Mountain Safeway Stores; Jim Rumsey, financial and management consultant/former president, Scott Capital Corp.
This project will use GEF incremental support to build Dominicas national capacity to manage its PA system with emphasis on the Morne Trois Piton National Park (MTPNP) and its buffer zone; to improve management effectiveness create sustainable livelihood activities and improve biodiversity conservation.