yardang trough


yardang trough
   A long, shallow, round-bottomed groove, furrow, trough, or corridor excavated in the desert floor by wind abrasion, and separating two yardangs.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • Yardang — A yardang is a wind abraded ridge found in a desert environment. Yardangs are elongate features typically three or more times longer than they are wide, and when viewed from above, resemble the hull of a boat. Facing the wind is a steep, blunt… …   Wikipedia