English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Olympia Undae — Mars Global Digital Dune Database MC 1 map showing the North Polar Sand Sea. Olympia Undae is the area with dune coverage between 120° to 240°E longitude …   Wikipedia

  • barchan — /bahr kahn /, n. a crescent shaped sand dune with the convex side in the direction of the wind. [1885 90; < Russ barkhán, said to be < Turkic] * * * ▪ sand dune also spelled  Barkhan,         crescent shaped sand dune produced by the action of… …   Universalium

  • Dune — For other uses, see Dune (disambiguation). Erg Chebbi, Morocco …   Wikipedia

  • Islas Argentina — Para otros usos de este término, véase Argentina (desambiguación). Islas Argentina (o Argentine) (Argentine Islands) Vista de las islas Argenti …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thar Desert — The Thar Desert (Hindi: थार मरुस्थल) , also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent. With an area of more than 200,000 sq. km., [ [… …   Wikipedia

  • Barchan — A barchan dune is an arc shaped sand ridge, comprising well sorted sand. This type of dune possesses two horns that face downwind, with the slip face (the downwind slope) at the angle of repose, or approximately 32 degrees. The upwind side is… …   Wikipedia

  • Sastrugi — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Sastrugi en el Polo Sur Una sastrugi o zastrugi es una superficie nevada que presenta muchas irregularidades topográficas, modelada por surcos agudos e irregulares que se forman por la erosión del viento, la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • Sahara — Saharan, Saharian, adj. /seuh har euh, hair euh, hahr euh/, n. 1. a desert in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile valley. ab. 3,500,000 sq. mi. (9,065,000 sq. km). 2. any arid waste. * * * Largest desert in the world, encompassing… …   Universalium

  • Karakum Desert — or Kara Kum Desert Desert area, Central Asia. Located in Turkmenistan, it is bounded to the east by the Amu Darya valley. It can be divided into three major regions: the elevated and wind eroded Trans Unguz in the north, the low lying central… …   Universalium

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