A British term for cirque (q.v.), derived from the Gaelic coire.
One of the finest corries in Scotland carved out of Precambrian sandstone and Cambrian quartzite: Coire Mhic Fearchair, Torridon, Northwest Highlands. Photo M. Hambrey.
Updated 2006-10-23 · © Glaciers online · J. Alean · M. Hambrey
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