In geography, a vale is a wide river valley, usually with a particularly wide flood plain or flat valley bottom. Vales commonly occur between the escarpment slopes of pairs of chalk downs, where the chalk dome has been eroded, exposing less resistant underlying rock, usually clay.

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Angélica Vale
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Vale, Slovenia
... Vale is a small settlement west of Gorjansko in the Komen Municipality in the Littoral region of Slovenia on the border with Italy ...

Famous quotes containing the word vale:

    Far from the madding crowd’s ignoble strife,
    Their sober wishes never learned to stray;
    Along the cool sequestered vale of life
    They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
    Thomas Gray (1716–1771)

    In the vale of restless mind
    I sought in mountain and in mead,
    Trusting a true love for to find.
    Unknown. Quia Amore Langueo (l. 1–3)

    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)