valley

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a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river

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A prime spot to admire their icy handiwork is the 492-foot Bird Woman Falls, where water tumbles from a hanging valley to a larger U-shaped valley below At the Weeping Wall nearby, water drips onto the road from striated rock cliffs, created during the road's construction.
Deep, hanging valleys are tucked into the folds of the cliff face's corduroy contours.
The Rubies are known as "Nevada's Yosemite" because of the hanging valleys, towering summits and year-round snowfields.
Here, high hanging valleys and glacial lakes lie in stark contrast to the rocky, tundra-covered slopes.
Cwm Llan is one of the most stunning hanging valleys in Snowdonia, with waterfalls, great views and cliffs a thousand metres high.
It's one of a series of hanging valleys that cut into the western face of the Carneddau.