Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Hanging Valley Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1021
This is a landform consisting of a tributary glacial valley that hangs above the main valley. It forms when the erosion capacity of the tributary glacial valley is much less than that of the main valley (Fig. 2).
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