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Great Rift Valley

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A system of geologic depressions in southwest Asia and eastern Africa extending from the Jordan River valley to Mozambique. The region is marked by vulcanism and by a series of faults caused by tectonic action.

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  • noun ( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults

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Examples

  • In equatorial Africa, the Rift System has two branches, the eastern branch is often referred to as the Great Rift Valley or Eastern Rift Valley.

    Albertine Rift

  • Before the latest discovery, De Brazza's monkeys were not known to exist east of the Great Rift Valley, which is dry.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Great Rift Valley is the longest fault system in the world, running approximately 5950 km across the African Continent it draws thousands of adventure seekers and nature lovers from all over the world every year.

    WN.com - Articles related to ‘Global investors must look to Africa for business opportunities’

  • The Great Rift Valley is the longest fault system in the world, running approximately 5950 km across the African Continent it draws thousands of adventure seekers and nature lovers from all over the world every year.

    WN.com - Articles related to ‘Global investors must look to Africa for business opportunities’

  • Great Rift Valley, which is - according to geologists - a continental rift zone.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Educated at Pembroke House, a boarding school near the Kenyan village of Gilgil in the Great Rift Valley, Jecca “always had a lot of admirers—hardly surprising for a slim, sporty blonde,” a Pembroke House schoolmate said.

    William and Kate

  • In mid-March he arrived at the fifty-five-thousand-acre Lewa Conservancy, an African wildlife preserve on the Laikipia Plateau stretching from the Great Rift Valley to the slopes of Mount Kenya.

    William and Kate

  • The three groups were divided between two Direct Relief International programs, Florida Hurricane Preparedness, a gynocare doctor doing fistula repair surgery for women in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya and Global Hope Network helping empower the poorest villages around the globe.

    John Bergquist: SOBCon NW: Connecting Those Who Will Make a Difference

  • Educated at Pembroke House, a boarding school near the Kenyan village of Gilgil in the Great Rift Valley, Jecca “always had a lot of admirers—hardly surprising for a slim, sporty blonde,” a Pembroke House schoolmate said.

    William and Kate

  • In mid-March he arrived at the fifty-five-thousand-acre Lewa Conservancy, an African wildlife preserve on the Laikipia Plateau stretching from the Great Rift Valley to the slopes of Mount Kenya.

    William and Kate

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