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Valleys

arroyo

noun

a narrow valley in a North or South American desert that is usually dry but carries water during a rain storm

basin

noun

a large area of the Earth’s surface that is lower than the surrounding area

box canyon

noun

a valley with steep straight sides at each end

canyon

noun

a long deep valley with very steep sides made of rock

dale

noun

an old word meaning “valley”

dell

noun

a small valley

glen

noun

a valley, especially in Scotland

gorge

noun

a deep valley with high straight sides where a river has cut through rock

gulch

noun

a long narrow valley with very steep sides that used to have water flowing quickly along it but is now usually dry

gulley

another spelling of gully

gully

noun

a long narrow valley with steep sides

kloof

noun

a deep valley with high straight sides, usually where trees grow

nullah

noun

a valley that is dry for most of the year, but full of water in the monsoon (=season of rain)

ravine

noun

a very deep narrow valley with steep sides

rift valley

noun

a valley with steep sides, produced when the land between two parallel cracks in the ground sinks

trench

noun

a long narrow valley in the ground under the ocean

trough

noun

a low area between two high waves or hills

vale

noun

a valley

valley

noun

a low area of land between mountains or hills, usually with a river flowing through it

wadi

noun

a stream in North Africa or the Middle East that is usually dry unless it has just rained

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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