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Snapshots

  1. Grainflow deposits

    Snapshot Title: Grainflow deposits
    Taken by: Peter Lea

    Image: Crossbeds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The relatively thick, inclined layers that lack fine, even lamination likely formed by grain flow, or small sand avalanches on the downwind face of an advancing dune



  2. Wind-ripple deposits

    Snapshot Title: Wind-ripple deposits
    Taken by: Peter Lea

    Image: Crossbeds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The thin, even laminae were created by the migration of low-relief wind ripples.



  3. Contorted cross beds

    Snapshot Title: Contorted cross beds
    Taken by: Peter Lea

    Image: Crossbeds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    These commonly form after depositon by slumping of wet sand.



  4. Windblown Sand

    Snapshot Title: Windblown Sand
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Crossbeds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... I suspect.