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a main encampment providing supplies, shelter, and communications for persons engaged in wide-ranging activities, as exploring, reconnaissance, hunting, or mountain climbing.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The second will allow radio-frequency communications when the aircraft is near a
Crank it up for maximum safety during a nighttime run, or drop it to preserve the battery for a long hike from
is essential, as everything you construct must be maintained by workers at all times.
On the ascent, they had come upon the body of a climber they'd met at
Staff members at
tell of a stressed-out troop that tied one of its hikers to a tree earlier this year.
And eventually a
will be established at one of the poles.
They travelled thirty-six hours with little rest, only to find that the
they had so long dreamed of was deserted.
Visual and audio information is relayed back to a research team's
via radio transmitter for observation and recording.
It collects data and takes photographs-then flies back to
where a human takes control to help with the landing.
The town is a great
for anyone who wants to explore the national monuments or the dense wilderness that surrounds them.
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