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Blowout Dunes

A general term for various saucer, cup, or trough-shaped hollows formed by erosion on a pre-existing dune or other sand deposit. Vegetation is often found on blowouts.

photo of dune blowout in Mesquite Flats Dunes, Death Valley National Park
Dune blowout in Mesquite Flats Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park




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