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A deep, narrow cleft in an upland area, usually containing a river. Gorges occur in karst scenery partly as a result of the collapse of caves, or when the incisive power of a river is greater than the processes of valley-wall erosion.

Subjects: Environmental Science — Earth Sciences and Geography.

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