Canyon vs. Ravine

Canyon vs. Ravine — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Canyon and Ravine

Canyonnoun

A narrow chasm with steep cliff walls, cut into the earth by running water; a gorge.

Ravinenoun

A deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.

Canyonnoun

A valley, especially a long, narrow, steep valley, cut in rock by a river.

Ravinenoun

A deep narrow valley or gorge in the earth's surface worn by running water.

Canyonnoun

a ravine formed by a river in an area with little rainfall

Ravinenoun

a deep narrow steep-sided valley (especially one formed by running water)