Valley - Glacial Valleys

Glacial Valleys

There are various forms of valley associated with glaciation that may be referred to as glacial valleys.

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Prehistory Of West Virginia - Origins - Geography
... Allegheny Plateau, which includes parts of the Allegheny Front and Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians ... These western hills along the Ohio Valley climb east up tributary streams to the base of the Allegheny Mountains ... southeastern Ohio through western West Virginia to the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, and is bisected with a summit level ranging from about 1,200 to 1,800 feet (370 ...
Glacier - Glacial Geology - Glacial Valleys
... Before glaciation, mountain valleys have a characteristic "V" shape, produced by downward erosion by water ... However, during glaciation, these valleys widen and deepen, forming a "U"-shaped glacial valley ... Besides the deepening and widening of the valley, the glacier also smooths the valley due to erosion ...
List Of Nature Parks In Germany - Nature Parks
... Name State Year Area (km²) Summary Image Altmühl Valley Bavaria 2962 ... The park is characterized by gently undulating plateaus and steep valleys with precipitous ... The Altmühl flows through a spectacular valley from west to east ... It is bordered by the Möhne in the north and the valley cut by the Ruhr in the south ...
Glacial Valleys - Meltwater Valley
... margin to reach the North Sea basin, forming huge, flat valleys known as Urstromtäler ... Unlike the other forms of glacial valley, these were formed by glacial meltwaters ...

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    The West is preparing to add its fables to those of the East. The valleys of the Ganges, the Nile, and the Rhine having yielded their crop, it remains to be seen what the valleys of the Amazon, the Plate, the Orinoco, the St. Lawrence, and the Mississippi will produce. Perchance, when, in the course of ages, American liberty has become a fiction of the past,—as it is to some extent a fiction of the present,—the poets of the world will be inspired by American mythology.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)