valley bottom

valley bottom

[′val·ē ‚bäd·əm]
(geology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"All the favorable conditions for spreading the hideous disease are there; the air is stagnant, the hamlet lies in the valley bottom, close beside a torrent supplied with water by the melted snows, and the sunlight only falls on the mountain-top, so that the valley itself gets no good of the sun.
The last two hundred feet is over a steep incline of loose rubble to the valley bottom, and I had just reached the top of this when there arose to my ears an agonized cry--"Bowen!
You now have two choices: turn right and take the shorter, flatter route along the valley bottom, back to the car park, or follow the Ridge Path up a steep hill to the highest viewpoint at Downs Banks.
6 Turn left, walk to valley bottom. Keep the river on your left back to Boscastle.
"When there was a drought in the 1990s and Scammonden Water was empty, the footbridge, with a turnstile, which had originally been built for the vicar to cross Black Brook in the valley bottom, could still be seen even though it had been submerged for years."
The property has a range of farm buildings and grassland extending from the valley bottom to the edge of Long Mountain.
White wine varieties are confined to the valley bottom, where the sheep once grazed, where cool air sinks in the spring and where an old river bed holds a little more moisture in the clay-limestone soil.
The proposed build is sympathetic using local materials and is hardly on Cadair - it is near the main car park in the valley bottom.
Levisham Beck runs along the valley bottom on our right and we walk below the field gate to pass through a wicket gate before continuing along the path, with a wire fence on our right and woodland on the left.
Each balloon typically rises from the valley bottom to the mountaintop elevation (704 to 2200 m ASL) in about five minutes.

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