basin valley

basin valley

[′bās·ən ‚val·ē]
(geology)
The filled-in depression of large intermountain areas; an example is Salt Lake Valley in Utah.
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that Egypt intends to construct a dam to collect rain and flood water in the basin valleys of Shalatin in the Halaib triangle on the Red Sea coast, raising concerns that it could spark a diplomatic row with Sudan.
The Nile - CC via Flickr- qalbmoslem CAIRO -- 11 December 2017: Egypt's newly announced dam, which will be constructed in the southern basin valleys of Shalatin, aims to protect the country from the dangers of flooding and to utilize its water amid the water scarcity facing Egypt, said Houssam Al-Imam, spokesperson of Water Resources and Irrigation, in a statement on Monday.
Shalatin, Egypt -- CC via Wikimedia Commons/Kamal Osama Elgazzar CAIRO -- 9 December 2017: The construction of a dam in the basin valleys of Shalatin will soon begin to collect rainwater as studies regarding its viability have recently finished.