Valley

From FIS Freestyle wiki

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
Revision as of 16:34, 20 June 2010 (edit)
Joe (Talk | contribs)

← Previous diff
Revision as of 08:37, 21 June 2010 (edit) (undo)
Joe (Talk | contribs)

Next diff →
Line 1: Line 1:
-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.
Line 17: Line 17:
Return to '''[[Snow and Weather Glossary]]''', '''[[Working with Snow]]''', '''[[Freestyle Skiing]]''' Return to '''[[Snow and Weather Glossary]]''', '''[[Working with Snow]]''', '''[[Freestyle Skiing]]'''
-[[Category:Freestyle Glossary]][[Category:Working with Snow and the Weather]][[Category:Weather]][[Category:Snow]][[Category:Freestyle Course Preparation]]+[[Category:Freestyle Glossary]]
 +[[Category:Working with Snow and the Weather]]
 +[[Category:Weather]][[Category:Snow]]
 +[[Category:Freestyle Course Preparation]]
 +[[Category:Mountains]]

Revision as of 08:37, 21 June 2010

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.


Also See


Reference

  • Wikipedia Valley [1]


Return to Snow and Weather Glossary, Working with Snow, Freestyle Skiing

Personal tools