What is valley?

  • (noun): A long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river.
    Synonyms: vale

Valley

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.

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Questing
... in White River Junction, Vermont established the Valley Quest program as a sense-of-place education program in 1995 ... Valley quests map and share the Upper Valley region's special places ...
Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind (film) - Soundtracks
... Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind Image Album (風の谷のナウシカ イメージアルバム 鳥の人) released November 25, 1983 Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind Symphony ...
Valley, Nebraska - Demographics - 2000 Census
... There were 696 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
1941 In Film - Academy Awards
... Best Picture How Green Was My Valley - 20th Century-Fox Best Actor Gary Cooper - Sergeant York Best Actress Joan Fontaine - Suspicion Best Supporting Actor Donald Crisp - How Green Was ...
Glen
... A glen is a valley, typically one that is long, deep, and often glacially U-shaped or one with a watercourse running through such a valley ... Whittow defines it as a "Scottish term for a deep valley in the Highlands" that is "narrower than a strath." In the Finger Lakes Region of New York State, the southern ends of Seneca Lake and ...

Famous quotes containing the word valley:

    To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882)

    There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet
    As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet;
    Thomas Moore (1779–1852)

    Ah! I have penetrated to those meadows on the morning of many a first spring day, jumping from hummock to hummock, from willow root to willow root, when the wild river valley and the woods were bathed in so pure and bright a light as would have waked the dead, if they had been slumbering in their graves, as some suppose. There needs no stronger proof of immortality. All things must live in such a light. O Death, where was thy sting? O Grave, where was thy victory, then?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)