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He scored a well-earned victory over Simon Kershaw on a course comprising four laps of 10 sections among the rocks and climbs of a steep-sided valley.
The name is pronounced "Abbey Come Here" but it means "The Abbey on the side of the hill in the steep-sided valley".
However, even with predicted winds from the northwest, it may take a little longer for smoke to clear out of Oakridge because of its location in a narrow, steep-sided valley, said Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority spokeswoman Sally Markos.
The only concern is the liability of its owners as the lake is steep-sided and very deep, one of the deepest in North Wales.
The extensive remains of Valle Crucis (or the Valley of the Cross) rests on the steep-sided mountains of North Wales.
BBC reporter Michael Bristow said he saw about 2,000 people streaming out of the narrow, steep-sided valley surrounding the town of Beichuan in Sichuan Province.
Heatseeker is a lot of fun, but what wouldn't I give to have some steep-sided canyons to blast through.
Climbing "over the lava till we come to a steep-sided hollow," they entered "first into a ragged sort of porch, and then into a regular vaulted hall" from whence ran a long dark passage (Journals 66).
Sub-officer Alex Fisher, of Pontypridd station, said the youth, believed to be from the Ynysybwl area, had plunged down the steep-sided concrete bank and landed in the river.
The garden, which is the creation of plantswoman Wendy Dare, surrounds an ancient Cotswold stone water mill set in a tiny, steep-sided valley.
sheets of DuPont's Teflon FEP into sheets of steep-sided bumps that were then die-cut into tiny insulating sleeves for pacemaker batteries.
We picked our way up steep-sided ravines, over high ridge tops, through long valleys perforated with the burrows of ground squirrels.
Musselwhite of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, contend that carbon dioxide gas from the Martian atmosphere seeps into the pores of rocks on the steep-sided cliffs and condenses there into ice during winter.
US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says Bin Laden might be able to flee aboard a low-flying helicopter in Afghanistan's steep-sided valleys, or even leave by horse, mule or foot.
Llyn Brianne Reservoir - 20 miles south of the better-known reservoirs of the Elan Valley, which supplies Birmingham's water - is so beautiful with steep-sided hills plunging down to the deep water.