A valley which is cut across by a deeper valley or a cliff.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
- When it rains here, waterfalls pour off hanging valleys, and the muddy river tears into its banks and dumps loads of sediment at each bend.
- The highest mountains were cloaked in mantles of snow and ice with glaciers perched in the hanging valleys as though suspended by some invisible thread from the summits.
- Milford Sound is a 13-mile-long fiord decorated by glaciated hanging valleys, many ‘bridal-veil’ falls and the snowcapped, 5560-foot Mitre Peak, a region hard to surpass for its natural beauty.
Más definiciones de hanging valleyDefinición de hanging valley en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.