Updated: 9/17/2021

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  • What are valleys?
  • How are valleys created?
  • This is an example of a glacier
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  • Valleys can also be created when the plates are divergent
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  • Valleys are low areas of land in between a hill or a mountain normally with a stream of water through the middle of it. They are normally caused by erosion underneath. There are different types of valleys, river valleys (valleys that contain rivers inside of them), glacial valleys (valleys with glacial structures in between them).
  • Where in the world do valleys occur?
  • Valleys are created by running rivers and glaciation. Erosion is also a big part of the creation of valleys. Water running down the side of hills and mountains overtime can create trenches, those trenches create a valley.
  • Why are valleys important?
  • Valleys can be created when 2 plates move away from each other, it creates a steep spit between the 2 rocks
  • Fun facts about valleys
  • Valleys are most commonly found United States, Canada, Austria, Australia. Some of the most famous valleys are the Great Appalachian Valley located in Canada or the Gastian Valley located in Austria
  • Valleys are a very good landform if you want a landform with water, land, animals, and fresh cool air. It has a lot of the basic resources you need for survival. Its a very basic landform.
  • 1. With valleys, the steeper the valley is, the faster the water in the valley will flow. Valleys are normally U-shaped or V-shaped. There are many famous valleys all around the world, such as the Yosemite Valley which is said to be about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) long and about 900-1050 meters deep with granite!