Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
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Dune Crestline Pit

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_128


Circular or elongated depressions located along dune crests (Feldman and Bourke 2008; Feldman et al. 2008) (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NASA Ames Research Center/NPPMoffett FieldUSA