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[[Image:Fryatt Valley Canada.jpg|thumb|350px|'''[[Valley]]''' or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep '''[[river]]''' valley may be called a '''[[canyon]]''' or '''[[gorge]]'''.]] [[Image:Fryatt Valley Canada.jpg|thumb|350px|'''[[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]]'''.+In geology, a '''[[valley]]''' or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction.
-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.+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.
-== Also See ==+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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 +== '''Also See''' ==
*'''[[Mountain]]''' *'''[[Mountain]]'''
*'''[[Cirque]]''' *'''[[Cirque]]'''
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*'''[[Frost line]]''' *'''[[Frost line]]'''
*'''[[Landform]]''' *'''[[Landform]]'''
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-Reference+== '''Reference''' ==
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*Wikipedia ''Valley'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley] *Wikipedia ''Valley'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley]
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Valley or dale is a depression with predominant extent in one direction. A very deep river valley may be called a canyon or gorge.
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.


[edit] Also See

[edit] Reference

  • Wikipedia Valley [1]



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