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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.


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