anticlinal valley

: a valley excavated by erosion along the axial portion of an anticlinal fold

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  • anticlinal valley —    A valley that is established along the axis of an eroded anticline [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • valley — valleylike, adj. /val ee/, n., pl. valleys. 1. an elongated depression between uplands, hills, or mountains, esp. one following the course of a stream. 2. an extensive, more or less flat, and relatively low region drained by a great river system …   Universalium

  • Anticlinal axis — Axis Ax is, n.; pl. {Axes}. [L. axis axis, axle. See {Axle}.] A straight line, real or imaginary, passing through a body, on which it revolves, or may be supposed to revolve; a line passing through a body or system around which the parts are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nittany Valley — Aerial photo of Nittany Valley looking east. from Milesburg. Bald Eagle Mountain is on the left and Mount Nittany is at the upper right …   Wikipedia

  • Germany Valley — Geobox|Valley name = Germany Valley native name = other name = other name1 = category = National Natural Landmark image caption = Germany Valley etymology type = etymology = country = United States country state = West Virginia state region type …   Wikipedia

  • Kishacoquillas Valley — The Kishacoquillas Valley, known locally as both Kish Valley and Big Valley, is an enclosed anticlinal valley in the Ridge and valley Appalachians of Central Pennsylvania, lying between Stone Mountain ridge to the north and Jacks Mountain ridge… …   Wikipedia

  • Simi Valley — The Simi Valley is an anticlinal valley in Southern California in the United States. It is an enclosed or hidden valley surrounded by mountains and hills. It is connected to the San Fernando Valley to the east by the Santa Susana Pass, and via… …   Wikipedia

  • Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians — The Ridge and Valley Appalachians, also called the Ridge and Valley Province or the Valley and Ridge Appalachians, are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian division and are also a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from …   Wikipedia

  • Morrison Cove — (also referred to as Morrisons Cove or Morrison s Cove ), is an eroded anticlinal valleycite web |url= 2/GEO PLATE T 12.shtml |title=Geomorphology : Chapter 2 Plate T 12 : Folded Appalachians | date =… …   Wikipedia

  • Morrisons Cove — Morrisons Cove[1] (also referred to as Morrison Cove or Morrison s Cove), is an eroded anticlinal valley[2] in Blair and Bedford counties of central Pennsylvania, United States, extending from Evitts Mountain near New Enterprise, north to the… …   Wikipedia

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