sea valley

sea valley

[′sē ‚val·ē]
(geology)
A relatively shallow, wide depression with gentle slopes in the sea floor, the bottom of which grades continuously downward.
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"And that is the first I remember of the Sea Valley," Long-Beard went on.
"Because of the safety in the Sea Valley, which was because of the wall and the watchers and the guards, and because there was food in plenty for all without having to fight for it, many families came in from the coast valleys on both sides and from the high back mountains where they had lived more like wild animals than men.
Then arose a new voice in the Sea Valley. It was Twisted-Lip.
You see, these three were the ones that got a share of everything in the Sea Valley. One basket out of every three of corn was theirs, one fish out of every three, one goat out of every three.
"But things were no better in the Sea Valley. The only way to get food was to work for Three-Legs or Little-Belly or Pig-Jaw; for there was no land that a man might plant with corn for himself.
And Big-Fat said it was good, and the Bug sang another song about how good it was to observe the law, and what a fine land the Sea Valley was, and how every man who loved the Sea Valley should go forth and kill the bad Meat-Eaters.
And the Bug sang in crooked words, so that those who listened knew that the swarm was the Sea Valley tribe, that the bears were the Meat-Eaters, and that the lazy wasp was Split-Nose.
Metzger et al., "Modelling of a strong dust event in the complex terrain of the Dead Sea valley during the passage of a gust front," Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, vol.
Sea Valley Relax in one of five cosy chalets on the Bideford Bay Holiday Park, North Devon, some of which have beautiful sea views.
Extreme Networks, a leading provider of converged Ethernet networks, held its annual 4th MEA Channel Summit 2010 in the Jordan Dead Sea Valley Marriott Resort & Spa last month.
Fans can expect another fiesta of motor sporting thrills and spills around the world class Dead Sea valley tracks.
This region is naturally divided into two areas by the Shelikof Sea Valley, which cuts through the shelf at ca.156[degrees]N longitude (Fig.