Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Dune Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_554
This is a mound-like landscape that is formed by the accumulation of aeolian sand. Based on the amount of dune movement, dunes can be divided into fixed dunes, semi-fixed dunes and mobile dune. Based on their forms, dunes can be categorised into round dunes, oval dunes and barchan dunes (Fig. 29).
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