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Central Valley Explained

Central Valley at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Valley, Chile. Located in central Chile between the Western Cordillera of the Andes and the coastal range, it extends about 400 mi (650 km) from the Chacabuco Range in the north to the Bí o-Bí o River in the south. The agricultural heartland of Chile, it was the original center of European colonization beginning in the mid-1500s, and it continues to be home to most Chileans. Santiago is at its N end.

Valley, California. Located between the Sierra Nevada and Coast ranges, it is over 400 mi (640 km) long and 20-50 mi (32-80 km) wide. The Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, which run through the valley, are fed by abundant rains and melting snows of the Sierras. Because of the irrigation made possible by numerous dams and canals, the area now contains some of the richest farmland in the U.S.

Central Valley at English (WD) Of Explained:


Proper noun

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  • In California, the large valley in the center of the state between the Coast Ranges and the Sierra Nevada.

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