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Wind-eroded section of a sand dune that has been largely stabilized by vegetation. Erosion results from a break in the vegetation cover, due typically to overgrazing or to recreational pressure. A parabolic dune may result.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

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