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English - Turkish
{i} vadi

Biz güzel yeşil bir vadi boyunca gezdik. - We hiked through a beautiful green valley.

Tom armonikayla Kırmızı Nehir Vadisi'ni çalabilir. - Tom can play Red River Valley on the harmonica.

{i} dere
(Tıp) Çukurcuk
{i} dalgalar arasındaki çukur
çatı oluğu
valley bottom
koyak tabanı
valley floor
(Coğrafya) vadi tabanı
valley floor
(Coğrafya) koyak tabanı
valley glacier
(Coğrafya) koyak buzulu
valley of the sun
güneş vadisi
valley plain
(Coğrafya) koyak tabanı
valley plain
(Coğrafya) vadi tabanı
valley value
koyak değeri
valley breeze
vadi meltemi
valley lake
vadi gölü
valley wind
vadi rüzgârı
valley board
çatı dere tahtası
valley bottom
vadi tabanı, koyak tabanı
valley floor
vadi tabanı, koyak tabanı
valley girl
vadi kız
valley glacier
vadi buzulu, koyak buzulu
valley lake
vadi gölü, koyak gölü, büğet gölü
valley plain
vadi tabanı, koyak tabanı
valley pocket gopher
vadi cep gopher
valley rafter
dere mertegi
valley wind
vadi rüzgârı, koyak meltemi
valley cross section
vadi enkesiti
valley fever
(Tıp) vadi humması
valley lake
büğet gölü
valley lake
(Coğrafya) koyak gölü
valley spring
vadi menbaası
valley tile
(İnşaat) çatı deresi kiremidi
valley value
koyak degeri
valley wall
vadi çeperi
valley wind
(Meteoroloji) vadi rüzgarı
valley wind
(Meteoroloji) koyak meltemi
hanging valley
(Coğrafya) asılı koyak
hanging valley
(Coğrafya,Jeoloji) asılı vadi
lilly of the valley
rift valley
rift valley
(Jeoloji) çöküntü koyağı
trough valley
(Coğrafya) u vadi
anticlinal valley
antiklinal vadi
blind valley
kör vadi
blind valley
kör koyak
cross valley
enine vadi
death valley
ölüm vadisi

Ölüm Vadisinin irtifası nedir? - What is the elevation of Death Valley ?

drowned valley
batık vadi
dry valley
kuru vadi
lily of the valley
lily of the valley
inci çiçeği
mature valley
olgun vadi
rift valley
rift valley
çöküntü vadisi
submarine valley
denizdibi koyağı
submarine valley
denizdibi vadisi
central valley
merkezi vadi
coachella valley
fergana valley
Fergana Vadisi
great rift valley
Büyük Rift Vadisi
hanging valley
asılı vadi, asılı koyak
imperial valley
emperyal vadi
lilies of the valley
Vadinin lilyum
nile valley
Nil vadisinde
river valley
nehir vadisinde
san joaquin valley
San Joaquin Vadisindeki
submarine valley
denizdibi koyağı, denizdibi vadisi
synclinal valley
senklinal vadisi, tekne koyağı
trough valley
U vadi, U koyak, buzul koyağı
young valley
genç vadi, genç koyak
Tennessee Valley Authority
(Askeri) Tennesse Vadisi Yetkilisi
Upper Huallaga Valley
(Askeri) Üst Huallage Vadisi
antecedent valley
(Jeoloji) dağ-yaran vadi
antecedent valley
dağ yükseliminde ilksel yatağını değiştirmeksizin yatağını derinleştirerek akan nehir oluşturduğu, dağ-yaran vadi
anticline valley
antiklinal vadis
buried valley
(Çevre) gömülü vadi
closed valley
gizli dere
consequent valley
yeni oluşmuş karada topoğrafya nedeniyle oluşan vadi
dead valley
ölü vadi
drowned valley
(Jeoloji) batık koyak
drowned valley
(Çevre) suyla örtülü vadi
erosion valley
(Çevre) erozyon vadisi
first order valley
(Çevre) birinci derece vadi
hanging galcial valley
asılı buzul vadisi
hanging glacial valley
(Jeoloji) asılı buzul vadisi
hanging valley
tabanı ana vadiye oranla oldukça yüksekte olan yan vadi
karst valley
karst vadisi
lilies of the valley
(Botanik, Bitkibilim) inciçiçeği
longitudinal valley
(Coğrafya) boyuna koyak
longitudinal valley
(Coğrafya) boyuna yatak
mature valley
(Coğrafya) olgun koyak
metal valley
madensel dere
mississippi river valley
mississippi nehri vadisi
obsequent valley
tabaka eğimine zıt vadı
obsequent valley
ters akan vadi
peak to valley value
doruk koyak degeri
principal valley
(Jeoloji) ana vadi
principal valley
(Jeoloji) ana koyak
rift valley
yarılım vadisi
river valley
nehir vadisi
river valley project
(Tarım) akarsu projesi
structural valley
yapısal vadi
submerged valley
(Coğrafya) batık koyak
submerged valley
(Coğrafya,Askeri) batık vadi
subsequent valley
tabakaların doğrultusunu takip eden vadi
superposed valley
yumuşak katmanlara yatak oyarak, sert katmanlar içine gömülen vadi
tornado valley
(Meteoroloji) kasırga vadisi
transverse valley
(Coğrafya) enine vadi
transverse valley
(Coğrafya) enine koyak
tributary valley
ikincil vadi
tributary valley
yan vadi
u-shaped valley
u-şekilli vadi
English - English
An elongated depression between hills or mountains, often with a river flowing through it
The area which drains into a river
The internal angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes
Any structure resembling one, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs
{n} a hollow between two hills, a gutter
A relatively long, narrow land area lying between two areas of higher elevation, often containing a stream
The angle formed by two intersecting sloped roof planes Back to alphabetical list
The internal angle at the intersection of two roof planes where water run-off occurs
Any structure resembling 1, e.g., the meeting point of two pitched roofs
The inside angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides of a roof
A linear depression in the landscape that slopes down to a stream, lake or the ocean Formed by water and/or ice erosion
The internal angle formed by the two slopes of a roof
Low land between hills and mountains
the concave sloping intersection of two roof sections The opposite of a "hip"
The internal angle formed by the junction of two sloping sides of a roof
{i} low area of land located between hills or mountains
The internal angle or inside corner formed by the junction of two roof planes
The depression formed by the meeting of two slopes on a flat roof
An internal angle formed where two roof planes meet
An area of low land surrounded by hills or mountains
The inward angle formed by two intersecting, sloping roof planes Since it naturally becomes a water channel, additional attention to waterproofing it is desirable
A diagonal junction between two sloping roof planes
The place of meeting of two slopes of a roof, which have their plates running in different directions, and form on the plan a reëntrant angle
The corresponding marks found on either side of a finger image ridge See also "Ridge "
The inward angle of two sloping roof sections Framing consists of a doubled valley rafter in the middle that extends from a top plate corner to a second ridge board, with angled jack rafters for support
the intersection of two roof slopes
A valley is a low stretch of land between hills, especially one that has a river flowing through it. a wooded valley set against the backdrop of Monte Rosa. the Loire valley. an area of lower land between two lines of hills or mountains, usually with a river flowing through it (valee, from val; VALE). Elongate depression of the Earth's surface. Valleys are commonly drained by rivers and may be in a relatively flat plain or between ranges of hills or mountains. Valleys formed by rivers and slope denudation are typically V-shaped; those formerly occupied by glaciers are characteristically U-shaped. Valley evolution is controlled mainly by climate and rock type. Very narrow, deep valleys cut in resistant rock and having steep, almost vertical sides are called canyons. Smaller valleys of similar appearance are called gorges. Biqa Valley Al Central Valley Cherry Valley Raid Coachella Valley Death Valley Fergana Valley Great Rift Valley Rift Valley Gudbrands Valley Iao Valley Wailuku Valley Imperial Valley Kings Valley of the Kobuk Valley National Park lily of the valley Matapédia Valley rift valley San Fernando Valley Shenandoah Valley Silicon Valley Squaw Valley Ten Thousand Smokes Valley of Tennessee Valley Authority Valley Forge National Historical Park
a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river
The internal intersection of two sloping roof planes that runs from the eaves to the ridge This intersection collects the most water run-off See Open Valley, Closed-Cut Valley, and Woven Valley
Also used figuratively
A long, narrow land area lying between two areas of higher elevation, often containing a stream
This is the term used when a coaster can't make it back up a hill To fix this problem the ride has to either be towed up to a high spot and then released, or the cars have to be moved back to the station one by one
When a roof is built on top of or joined to another roof a valley is created Water drains into the valley from both roofs and travels together down and off
flat land between mountains
n a long, low area between mountains or hills, with slightly downward sloping floors, generally carved by meandering rivers
The space inclosed between ranges of hills or mountains; the strip of land at the bottom of the depressions intersecting a country, including usually the bed of a stream, with frequently broad alluvial plains on one or both sides of the stream
A relatively long, narrow land area lying between two areas of higher elevation, often containing a stream The San Fernando Valley in California is a valley that gets very hot in the summer
Valley Girl
The dialect of English stereotypically spoken by such
Valley Girl
A girl from San Fernando Valley
Valley Miwok
The eastern Miwok groups of people native to the Sacramento Valley (comprised of the Plains Miwok, Bay Miwok and Sierra Miwok)
valley boy
A young man who lives in the "Valley", specifically the San Fernando Valley
valley boy
A young gay man who listens to 70's genre music
valley boy
someone from the South Wales Valleys
valley fill
The waste produced by mountain top removal mining. So named because it is typically piled high in nearby valleys
valley girl
A girl or young woman from San Fernando Valley

Note the intrusion into British demotic (“me and Cheryl were having”) of the valley-girl quotative be, like.

valley girls
plural form of valley girl
valley of death
A place of great danger
valley of death
Death; or a place or period where death is impending

Into the valley of Death / Rode the six hundred.

valley of death
The phase of a startup business beginning with the entrepreneur's fulltime commitment to it and ending when the business has achieved sustainable cash flow
valley of the shadow of death
A symbolic description of the world, meaning darkness and death are (symbolic) valleys on earth one must walk through, that is, part of the human experience

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... - Psalm 23.

valley of the shadow of death
A very dangerous place
Valley Forge
a place in Pennsylvania in the US where George Washington's soldiers stayed during the winter in 1777-78 in the American Revolutionary War. Many men died because of the cold and lack of food
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Preserve, southeastern Pennsylvania, U.S. The 3,468-ac (1,404-ha) park commemorates the site where Gen. George Washington camped with his Continental Army in the winter of 1777-78 during the American Revolution. The park was established in 1976
Valley of Jezreel
valley located in the Lower Galilee (Israel)
Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes
A volcanic region of southwest Alaska at the upper end of the Alaska Peninsula. It was formed by the eruption of Mount Katmai in 1912, when ash and rock fragments filled a valley adjacent to the volcano, and hot gases were emitted through countless cracks in the surface. Volcanic region, southwestern Alaska, U.S. Located in Katmai National Park, the valley covers 56 sq mi (145 sq km). It was created in 1912 when the eruption of the Novarupta and Mount Katmai volcanoes covered the valley in a flow of lava. When an expedition visited the site in 1915 they discovered tens of thousands of fissures known as fumaroles spouting smoke, gas, and steam in the valley floor. The largest was 150 ft (46 m) in diameter; some had temperatures as high as 1,200 °F (649 °C). About 60 years later, there were fewer than 12 fumaroles left. In the 1960s U.S. astronauts used the scarred region to train for Moon landings
Valley of the Giants
valley between Jerusalem and Bethlehem (Israel)
Valley of the Kings
A narrow valley of east-central Egypt surrounding the site of ancient Thebes between Karnak and Luxor. The valley contains the tombs of numerous pharaohs of the XVIII, XIX, and XX Dynasties, including that of Tutankhamen. Narrow gorge, Upper Egypt, near the ancient city of Thebes. It is the burial site of nearly all of the kings (pharaohs) of the 18th-20th dynasties (1539-1075 BC), from Thutmose I to Ramses XI. The valley contains 60 tombs, virtually all of which were robbed in antiquity. Only the tomb of Tutankhamen escaped pillage; after its excavation in the 1920s, its treasures were placed in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. The longest tomb belongs to Queen Hatshepsut, whose burial chamber is nearly 700 ft (215 m) from the entrance. The largest tomb, built for the sons of Ramses II, contains 67 burial chambers
valley girl
a girl who grew up in the tract housing in the San Fernando Valley
valley gutter
A channel used to carry off water from the "V" of roofs of multi-gabled buildings Vapor Barrier Material used to retard the flow of vapor or moisture into walls and thus prevent condensation within them Ventilation The process of supplying outside fresh air to, or removing air from an enclosure Ventilator An accessory usually used on the roof that allows air to pass through
valley gutter
A channel used to carry off water from the "V" of roofs of multi-gabled buildings
valley line
imaginary line along the length of the lowest points in an area
valley of Rehavya
neighborhood in Jerusalem located by the valley from which the wood for the crucifix of Jesus was taken (according to Christian tradition)
valley of the shadow of death
passage into death, despair, miserable place or period in one's life, hell
valley pocket gopher
of valleys and mountain meadows of western United States
Central Valley
In California, the large valley in the center of the state between the Coast Ranges and the Sierra Nevada
Chinta Valley
A valley carved by the Chenab River, located in the Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir
Death Valley
A valley in California and Nevada, remarkable for being the lowest-elevated place in North America
Indus Valley Civilization
an ancient civilization from the Indus river valley; also the Harappan civilization
Lily of the Valley
Alternative capitalization of lily of the valley
Rift Valley fever
A mosquito-borne, acute, febrile, viral disease of humans and animals, caused by an RNA virus of the genus Phlebovirus, which occurs in northern and eastern Africa
Silicon Valley
A nickname originally for the region of San Francisco in which there are a high number of industries producing silicon chips and later extended to mean the entire concentration of high-tech businesses in this area
Silicone Valley
A term referring to either Los Angeles as a whole or the San Fernando Valley (see the Wikipedia article on the San Fernando Valley) which plays on the term Silicon Valley
Silicone Valley
An erroneous, archaic form of Silicon Valley (see the Wikipedia article on Silicon Valley)
Torne Valley Finnish
Meänkieli, a language spoken by some 40,000–70,000 people in Northern Sweden. It is a variant of Finnish with a structure and grammar similar to Finnish, but the vocabulary considerably influenced by Swedish
closed cut valley
A method of valley application in which shingles from one side of the valley extend across the valley while shingles from the other side are trimmed back approximately 2 inches from the valley centerline
closed-cut valley
a method of valley application in which shingles from one side of the valley extend across the valley while shingles from the other side are trimmed back a few inches from the valley centerline
death valley driver
a wrestling move
lilies of the valley
plural form of lily of the valley
lily of the valley
A flowering plant, Convallaria majalis, with richly fragrant pendant bells
Alternative spelling of lily of the valley
open valley
a method of valley construction in which the steep-slope roofing on both sides are trimmed along each side of the valley, exposing the metal valley flashing
rift valley
A mid-oceanic ridge system with central valleys
rift valley
A graben structure between two tectonic plates which are opening relative to each other
uncanny valley
A range of appearances, mannerisms, and/or behaviors subtly different from humanoid in an otherwise humanoid figure that may cause negative reactions, such as fear, discomfort, or revulsion
Al- Biqa Valley
v. or Al-Bekaa ancient Coele-Syria Broad valley of central Lebanon. Located between the Lebanon and Anti-Lebanon mountain ranges, it is about 80 mi (130 km) long and 10 mi (15 km) wide. Traversed by the upper Orontes and Litani rivers, it is an agricultural area. The ruins of the ancient city of Baalbek are located there. The majority of the population is Shite Muslim. The valley was the scene of some factional fighting during the Lebanese Civil War (1975-91), and during that time Israel intermittently fought there against forces of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Syrian army. Since the 1980s the valley has been a stronghold of the Shite militant organization, Hezbollah
Beit Shean Valley
valley in Israel bordered on the east by Jordan (named for the ancient and modern day city of Beit Shean located in the center of the valley)
Bekaa Valley
{i} Beqaa Valley, fertile valley in southeast Lebanon
Bekaa Valley
the Bekaa Valley a long valley in Lebanon and Syria, which has been fought for in many wars
Beqaa Valley
{i} Bekaa Valley, fertile valley in Lebanon
Central Valley
A rich agricultural valley of central California between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Ranges. Valley, California, U.S. Located between the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Ranges, it is more than 400 mi (640 km) long and 20-50 mi (32-80 km) wide. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, which run through the valley, are fed by abundant rains and melting snows of the Sierras. Because of the irrigation made possible by numerous dams and canals, the area now contains some of the richest farmland in the U.S. Spanish Valle Central Valley, Chile. Located in central Chile between the Western Cordillera of the Andes Mountains and the coastal range, it extends about 400 mi (650 km) from the Chacabuco Range in the north to the Bío-Bío River in the south. The agricultural heartland of Chile, it was the original centre of European colonization beginning in the mid-1500s, and it continues to be home to most Chileans. Santiago is at its northern end
Cherry Valley Raid
(Nov. 11, 1778) Attack during the American Revolution by Iroquois Indians on a New York frontier settlement. In retaliation for earlier assaults on two Indian villages, the Iroquois chief Joseph Brant joined with British loyalists to lead the attack on the fortified village at Cherry Valley. Thirty militiamen and settlers were killed
Coachella Valley
Valley, southern California, U.S. Part of the Colorado Desert, the 15-mi-(24-km-) wide valley stretches 45 mi (72 km) between the Little San Bernardino Mountains and the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa mountains. A productive agricultural region, it also has popular desert resorts, including Palm Springs
Death Valley
An arid desert basin of eastern California and western Nevada. It includes the lowest point, 86 m (282 ft) below sea level, in the Western Hemisphere. an area of desert in the US states of Nevada and California. It is one of the hottest places in the world, and many people died trying to cross it in the 19th century. Valley, southeastern California, U.S. The lowest, hottest, driest portion of North America, it is about 140 mi (225 km) long and 5-15 mi (8-24 km) wide. The Amargosa River flows into it from the south and contains a small pool, Badwater, that at 282 ft (86 m) below sea level is the lowest point in North America. Death Valley was formerly an obstacle to pioneer settlers (hence its name); it later was a centre of borax mining. Declared a national monument in 1933, it was made a national park in 1994; the park covers 5,219 sq mi (13,517 sq km) and extends into Nevada
Death Valley
arid basin in southeastern California and southwestern Nevada (lowest point in North America)
Fergana Valley
or Fergana Basin Large valley, western Central Asia. It is mainly in eastern Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and is situated between the Tien Shan system and the smaller Gissar and Alay ranges. It has an area of 8,500 sq mi (22,000 sq km). One of the most densely populated areas of Central Asia, it is a major producer of cotton, fruit, and raw silk. Among the mineral deposits exploited are coal, petroleum, and mercury. It was conquered by the Arabs (8th century AD), Genghis Khan (13th century), and Timur (14th century). The khans of Kokand (see Qoqon) ruled it from the late 18th century until it was absorbed by the Russian Empire in 1876
Great Rift Valley
{i} geological depression in southwest Asia and eastern Africa that stretches from northern Syria along the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique
Great Rift Valley
A geologic depression of southwest Asia and eastern Africa extending from the Jordan River valley to Mozambique. The region is marked by a series of faults caused by volcanic action. the Great Rift Valley a very deep, wide valley which is 3000 miles long and runs across most of East Africa and into southwest Asia. v. or Rift Valley or East African Rift System Rift system (see rift valley), extending from Jordan in the Middle East south to Mozambique in southern Africa. It is some 4,000 mi (6,400 km) long and averages 30-40 mi (48-64 km) wide. The rift has been forming for some 30 million years, as Africa and the Arabian Peninsula separate, and has produced such massifs as Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. The system's main branch, the Eastern Rift Valley, is occupied in the north by the Jordan River, the Dead Sea, and the Gulf of Aqaba. It continues south along the Red Sea to several lakes in Kenya. Less obvious in Tanzania, with its eastern rim eroded, it continues south to the Indian Ocean near Beira, Mozam. The western branch of the system, the Western Rift Valley, extends north from the northern end of Lake Malawi in an arc that includes lakes Rukwa, Tanganyika, Kivu, Edward, and Albert
Gudbrands Valley
Norwegian Gudbrandsdalen Valley, south-central Norway. It extends about 140 mi (225 km) above Lake Mjøsa and Lillehammer. It was the scene of severe fighting in World War II in which the Norwegians and British attempted to hold off a German invasion. It is the setting for Henrik Ibsen's play Peer Gynt
How Green was My Valley
a novel by Richard Llewellyn about a miner's family in South Wales (1939)
Hula Valley
valley in northern Israel surrounding Lake Hula
Iao Valley
v. or Wailuku Valley Canyon, eastern slope of Mount Puu Kukui, northwestern Maui, Hawaii, U.S. Formed by erosion, it is 5 mi (8 km) long and 4,000 ft (1,200 m) deep. Iao Needle, a volcanic monolith 2,250 ft (686 m) high, soars nearly straight up from the valley floor
Imperial Valley
Valley extending from southeastern California, U.S., to Mexico. It forms part of the Colorado Desert. Intensive irrigation began in 1901 with the opening of the Imperial Canal, which diverted water from the Colorado River. Floodwaters in 1905-07 destroyed the irrigation channels and created the Salton Sea. The valley is now watered by the Hoover Dam and the All-American Canal. With 3,000 mi (4,800 km) of irrigation canals, it contains 500,000 acres (200,000 hectares) of cultivated land
Jordan Valley
lowland area on the border between Israel and Jordan
Kobuk Valley National Park
National park, northwestern Alaska, U.S. Located north of the Arctic Circle, it was made a national monument in 1978 and a national park in 1980. Occupying an area of 1,750,421 acres (708,370 hectares), it preserves the Kobuk River valley, including the Kobuk and Salmon rivers, forest lands, and the Great Kobuk Sand Dunes. Archaeological sites reveal more than 10,000 years of human habitation. It protects caribou migration routes; other wildlife include grizzly and black bears, foxes, moose, and wolves
Nile valley
lowlands surrounding the Nile River in Egypt
San Fernando Valley
A fertile valley of southern California northwest of central Los Angeles. The valley, first explored by the Spanish in 1769, lies partly within the city limits of Los Angeles and includes many residential communities. Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills. Originally an agricultural area, it occupies 260 sq mi (670 sq km) and now contains several residential suburbs of Los Angeles, including Encino, North Hollywood, Studio City, and Van Nuys
Shenandoah Valley
Valley, chiefly in Virginia, U.S. The valley is about 150 mi (241 km) long and 25 mi (40 km) wide, extending southwest from Harpers Ferry, W.Va. It lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Alleghenies. It is drained by the Shenandoah River. The route of the famous 19th-century Valley Turnpike (also now an interstate highway) was early used by Native Americans and later became a main artery for westward expansion. The Shenandoah Valley was the scene of military operations throughout the American Civil War; today its many parks, limestone caverns, and scenic drives are tourist attractions
Silicon Valley
area south of San Francisco in California where many high-tech companies are situated
Silicon Valley
a part of California in the area between San Francisco and San José, which is a centre of the computer industry. Many important inventions were made in this area, and many large and small companies producing computer software and hardware are based there. It is called Silicon Valley because the computer industry is based on the silicon chip. Industrial strip, west-central California. Located between San Jose and Palo Alto in the San Jose and Santa Clara valleys, its (unofficial) name derives from the extensive use of silicon in the region's electronics industries. The U.S. government invested heavily in the region's industry following World War II, a second economic surge occurred with the proliferation of personal computers in the 1980s, and a third surge followed the growth of the Internet in the 1990s
Spring Valley
An unincorporated community of southwest California, a residential suburb within the confines of San Diego. Population: 40,191
Squaw Valley
A valley of northeast California in the Sierra Nevada west of Lake Tahoe. A popular ski resort, it was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. Valley, eastern California, U.S. Squaw Valley is located in the Sierra Nevada range on the eastern slope of Squaw Peak, northwest of Lake Tahoe. A world-famous winter sports area, it has ice-skating facilities, ski lifts, and trails, and it was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympic Games
Sun Valley
A resort town of south-central Idaho east of Boise. Its lodge, opened in 1936, was built by the Union Pacific Railroad to attract passenger traffic to the West. Population: 545
Tennessee Valley Authority
U.S. government agency established in 1933 to control floods, improve navigation, and generate electrical power along the Tennessee River and its tributaries. The TVA is a public corporation governed by a board of directors. It has jurisdiction over the entire basin of the river, which covers parts of seven states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Created by Congress as one of the major public-works projects of the New Deal, the TVA built a system of dams to control the region's chronic flooding, deepened the channel to improve navigation, and encouraged the development of port facilities along the river. The projects greatly increased traffic on the river and provided cheap electricity, spurring the industrial development of what had been a chronically depressed regional economy. See also Public Works Administration
Tennessee Valley Authority
{i} U.S. federal corporation constituted in 1933 to supply economical electric power and irrigation and flood control to the Tennessee Valley by developing the Tennessee River and making dams and reservoirs
Thames Valley
the area of land next to the River Thames, between London and Oxford
death valley
a desert area in eastern California and southern Nevada; the lowest point in North America
false lily of the valley
small two-leaved herb of the northern United States and parts of Canada having racemes of small fragrant white flowers small white-flowered plant of western Europe to Japan
great rift valley
( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults
hanging valley
A tributary valley that joins a main valley where the latter has been deepened, usually by glacial erosion, resulting in a steep drop from the floor of the tributary valley to the floor of the main valley
kobuk valley national park
a national park in Alaska having mountains and forests and tundra and sand dunes and archeological sites
lily of the valley
Lily of the valley are small plants with large leaves and small, white, bell-shaped flowers. A widely cultivated ornamental European plant (Convallaria majalis) having one-sided racemes of fragrant, bell-shaped white flowers. a plant with several small white bell-shaped flowers. Fragrant perennial herb and sole species (Convallaria majalis) of the genus Convallaria (lily family), native to Eurasia and eastern North America. White, bell-shaped flowers droop in a row from one side of a leafless stalk, which bears usually two glossy leaves at its base. The fruit is a single red berry. Lily of the valley is cultivated in shaded garden areas in many temperate parts of the world
lily of the valley
type of flower
lily of the valley
low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries
rift valley
valley formed by sinking of land between two faults
rift valley
a fault trough formed through tension The Alpine Valley is the premier example
rift valley
A valley that has developed along a tectonic rift
rift valley
A valley formed by a fault or crack in the earth's surface, generally of tensional origin
rift valley
1 A valley of regional extent formed by block faulting in which tensional stresses tend to pull the crust apart Synonymous with graben 2 The down-dropped block along divergent plate margins
rift valley
a valley with steep sides; formed by a rift in the earth's crust
rift valley
A deep fracture or break, about 25-50 km (15-30 miles) wide, in the earth's crust, creating an elongated valley bounded by two or more faults. a valley with very steep sides, formed by the cracking and moving of the Earth's surface. Elongated trough formed by the subsidence of a segment of the Earth's crust between dip-slip, or normal, faults. Rift valleys are usually narrow and long and have a relatively flat floor. The sides drop away steeply in steps and terraces. Rift valleys are found on the continents and along the crests of oceanic ridges. They occur where two plates that make up the Earth's surface are separating (see plate tectonics). Submarine rift valleys are usually centres of seafloor spreading, where magma wells up from the mantle. The most extensive continental rift valleys are those of the East African Rift System; other notable examples include Russia's Baikal Rift Valley and Germany's Rhine Rift Valley
rift valley
An elongated valley formed by the depression of a block of the planet's crust between two faults or groups of faults of approximately parallel strike
rift valley
a huge, trough-shaped valley created by faulting
rift valley fever
an infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals
san fernando valley
a fertile valley in southern California north of Los Angeles; includes many residential communities
san joaquin valley
a vast valley in central California known for its rich farmland
shenandoah valley
a large valley between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains in northern Virginia; site of numerous battles during the American Civil War
silicon valley
a region in California south of San Francisco that is noted for its concentration of high-technology industries
the Valley
capital of Anguilla
plural of valley
wild lily of the valley
North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters evergreen with rounded leaves and very fragrant creamy-white flowers; widely distributed in northern parts of Old and New Worlds
wild lily of the valley
North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters
wild lily of the valley
evergreen with rounded leaves and very fragrant creamy-white flowers; widely distributed in northern parts of Old and New Worlds
wild lily of the valley
A perennial woodland herb (Maianthemum canadense) of North America, having a terminal cluster of small fragrant white flowers