Tornado Alley

Science / Weather / Tornado Alley: A geographic corridor in the United States which stretches north from Texas to Nebraska and Iowa. In terms of sheer numbers, this section of the United States receives more tornadoes than any other.

Tornado Alley

Science / Weather / Tornado Alley: A geographic corridor in the United States which stretches north from Texas to Nebraska and Iowa. In terms of sheer numbers, this section of the United States receives more tornadoes than any other. MORE

Tornado

Science / Weather / Tornado: A violently rotating column of air in contact with and extending between a convective cloud and the surface of the earth. It is the most destructive of all storm-scale atmospheric phenomena. They can MORE

Slot Alley

Entertainment / Bowling / Slot Alley: A lane with a worn track that guides the ball into the pocket, making strikes easy. MORE

Roof Valley

Business / Construction / Roof Valley: The 'V' created where two sloping roofs meet. MORE

U-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / U-Shaped Valley: A deep valley with a flat floor and very steep walls. Shaped in cross-section like the letter 'U'. Valleys with this geometry are frequently cut by a glacier. MORE

V-Shaped Valley

Science / Geology / V-Shaped Valley: A valley with a narrow bottom and a cross section shaped like the letter 'V'. Valleys of this shape are almost always cut by stream erosion. MORE

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