Great Rift Valley


noun

a series of rift valleys running from N to S, from the Jordan Valley in SW Asia to Mozambique in SE Africa.

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Great Rift Valley

noun

the most extensive rift in the earth's surface, extending from the Jordan valley in Syria to Mozambique; marked by a chain of steep-sided lakes, volcanoes, and escarpments
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