dune lake

dune lake
    a) A lake occupying a deflation basin as in a blowout on a dune.
    b) A lake occupying a basin formed by the blocking of a stream by sand dunes migrating along a shore (e.g., Moses Lake, WA).

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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