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This process is accompanied by surface manifestations along the rift valley in the form of volcanism and seismic activity.
The East African Rift has several rift valleys that can be seen from space.
The East African Rift is one of the world’s largest rift valleys, about 3,700 miles in length and 30 to 40 miles across.
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Definition of rift valley for English Language Learners
geology : a long, steep valley formed when two parallel rifts form in the Earth's crust and the land between them sinks
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