U- Shaped Valley

Report
U- Shaped Valley
Larissa
What is a U-Shaped Valley?
• A steep sided valley
caused by a glacier
erosion.
• Glaciers are huge
masses of ice.
Interesting facts
• U-shaped valleys are found in areas with high
elevation.
• U-shaped valleys have broad flat valley floors.
• U-shaped valleys exist in Glacier National Park
in Montana and throughout the Rocky
Mountains.
Examples
Sources
• http://www.thefreedictionary.com/U-shaped+valley
• http://kids.discovery.com/tell-me/curiositycorner/earth/in-the-ocean/what-are-glaciers
• http://geography.about.com/od/physicalgeography/a/
valleyformation.htm
• http://test.ourhomeground.com/entries/definition/u_s
haped_valley
• http://laddish.net
• http://pubs.usgs.gov
• http://sandatlas.org

similar documents