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aeolian structure




wind-eroded
Wind-eroded Aztec Sandstone outcrops in the Redstone area of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada
A structure created by wind-transported material. It may be, for example, a sand dune or a shape carved in rock by the wearing away of softer materials.


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Source: U.S. Geological Survey