type of valley (term commonly used in Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man)

A glen is a valley, that has slopes that are not steep. It is usually long. It is found in the Northern Hemisphere.[1]

Raven's Craig Glen found in Dalry, North Ayrshire, Scotland


  1. Whittow, J. B. (1984). The Penguin dictionary of physical geography. Harmondsworth: Penguin. ISBN 0-14-051094-X. OCLC 10760376.