giant ripple

giant ripple
   A ripple that is more than 30 m in length; e.g., the jokulhlaup derived giant ripples in Camas Prairie, MT.; it usually exhibits superimposed megaripples.
   Compare: ripple mark.

Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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