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The highlight of the park is of course the gorge, where walls of red-gray rhyolite schist, a hard volcanic rock, rise up to 40 feet along the Eau Claire River.
Unlike Vouvray to the east, where chenin blanc is grown predominantly on clay and limestone soils, the grapes of Savennières are grown on schist.
Compared with a standard Colorado, the ZR2’s ride height is two inches higher and the track gets shoved out 3.5 inches, endowing the pickup with balletic stability on the slickrock and crumbled schist.
There are many culprits: population density, the nature of the schist, the desire to appease the neighbors, the size of the stations, which the M.T.A. attributes to ever more stringent fire and safety regulations.
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First Known Use: circa 1782See Words from the same year
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