Grand Coulee
geographical name valley E Washington extending SSW from S wall of canyon of Columbia River where it turns W in forming the Big Bend

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  • GRAND COULEE — Le barrage et la centrale hydroélectrique de Grand Coulee, sur la Columbia, dans l’État de Washington (États Unis) ont été aménagés entre 1937 et 1942, dans le cadre suprarégional d’une Columbia Valley Amenagement Co., instituée à l’image de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Grand Coulee — La Grand Coulee est un ancien lit du fleuve Columbia dans l État de Washington. Ce site classé National Natural Landmark s étend du barrage de Grand Coulee au lac Soap, et surplombée par les Dry Falls …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grand Coulee — Grand Coulee, WA U.S. city in Washington Population (2000): 897 Housing Units (2000): 530 Land area (2000): 1.098086 sq. miles (2.844029 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.093927 sq. miles (0.243269 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.192013 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Grand Coulee — [ko͞o′lē] n. dam on the Columbia River, NE Wash.: 550 ft (167 m) high; over 4,000 ft (1,220 m) long …   English World dictionary

  • Grand Coulee — Vista hacia el norte del Grand Coulee …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grand Coulee — The Grand Coulee is an ancient river bed in the U.S. state of Washington. This National Natural Landmark stretches for about sixty miles southwest from Grand Coulee Dam to Soap Lake, being bisected by Dry Falls into the Upper and Lower Grand… …   Wikipedia

  • Grand Coulee — Grand′ Cou′lee [[t]ˈku li[/t]] n. 1) geg a dry canyon in central Washington: cut by the Columbia River in the glacial period. 52 mi. (84 km) long; over 400 ft. (120 m) deep 2) geg a dam on the Columbia River at the N end of this canyon. 550 ft.… …   From formal English to slang

  • Grand Coulee — /grænd ˈkuli/ (say grand koohlee) noun 1. a dry canyon in central Washington, cut by the Columbia River in the Pleistocene Glaciation. 84 km long; over 122 m deep. 2. a dam on the Columbia River at the northern end of this canyon. 168 m high …   Australian English dictionary

  • Grand Coulee — /kooh lee/ 1. a dry canyon in central Washington: cut by the Columbia River in the glacial period. 52 mi. (84 km) long; over 400 ft. (120 m) deep. 2. a dam on the Columbia River at the N end of this canyon. 550 ft. (168 m) high. * * * …   Universalium

  • Grand Coulee — /kooh lee/ 1. a dry canyon in central Washington: cut by the Columbia River in the glacial period. 52 mi. (84 km) long; over 400 ft. (120 m) deep. 2. a dam on the Columbia River at the N end of this canyon. 550 ft. (168 m) high …   Useful english dictionary

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