playa dune

   (colloquial: Southern High Plains)
   A linear or curvilinear ridge of windblown, granular material (generally sand or parna) removed from the adjacent basin by wind erosion (deflation), and deposited on the leeward (prevailing downwind) margin of a playa, playa basin, or salina basin. The dune may be barren or vegetated.
   Compare: dune.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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