Valley: Definition & Examples


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The Grand Canyon is an example of which one of the following?

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1. What do we call a v-shaped valley that is usually smaller than a river canyon?

2. Glacier valleys are classified as which one of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo helps check your understanding of different types of valleys and traits they possess. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know how valleys are created.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz combo to assess your understanding of:

  • V-shaped valleys
  • How valleys form
  • Glacier valleys
  • Characteristics of valleys

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding valleys and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding glacier valleys
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about The Grand Canyon from the related lesson on valleys

Additional Learning

To learn more about the different types of valleys, review the corresponding lesson, Valley: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what a valley is and why valleys are great places to settle
  • Identify characteristics of V-shaped valleys
  • Understand how the Mid-Atlantic Ridge formed a long line of mountains
  • Define gorge