blind valley

blind valley

[′blīnd ′val·ē]
(geology)
A valley that has been made by a spring from an underground channel which emerged to form a surface stream, and that is enclosed at the head of the stream by steep walls.
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Imran Khan was a fine national leader, but Sheikh Rasheed and Chaudhary brothers have pushed him in a blind valley," said Sanaullah while addressing the ceremony at Lahore College of Tourism and Hotel Management.
Heiligenblut (it means Holy Blood), one of the most mystical and atmospheric of ski resorts, tucked away in a blind valley in the southern province of Carinthia, prepares for a new ski day.