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-In geology, a valley or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep river valley may be called a canyon or gorge.+In geology, a valley or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep river valley may be called a '''[[canyon]]''' or '''[[gorge]]'''.
-The terms U-shaped and V-shaped are descriptive terms of geography to characterize the form of valleys. Most valleys belong to one of these two main types or a mixture of them, at least with respect of the cross section of the slopes or hillsides.+ 
 +The terms U-shaped and V-shaped are descriptive terms of geography to characterize the form of valleys. Most valleys belong to one of these two main types or a mixture of them, at least with respect of the cross section of the '''[[slopes]]''' or hillsides.
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In geology, a valley or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep river valley may be called a canyon or gorge.

The terms U-shaped and V-shaped are descriptive terms of geography to characterize the form of valleys. Most valleys belong to one of these two main types or a mixture of them, at least with respect of the cross section of the slopes or hillsides.


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  • Wikipedia Valley [1]


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