Star dune in the Gobi desert, Dunhuang, China
by Jana Eichel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
View from above on a star dune and other duneforms at the outskirts of Dunhuang, China. This dunefield is located between the Gobi and Taklamakan desert and also called Minsha Shan, the 'Singing sand dunes'. The tents in the lower left indicate the proportions of the dunes.
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Submitted on 01 March 2013
Credit: Jana Eichel (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)
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