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English: A canyon or gorge is a deep cleft between escarpments or cliffs resulting from weathering and the erosive activity of a river over geologic timescales. Canyons are not a subset of valleys
Suomi: Kanjoni on jyrkkäseinäinen laakso, usein joen uurtama.
canyon 
deep ravine between cliffs
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Subclass ofvalley,
fluvial landform
Different from
  • gorge
  • urban canyon (naturality)
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