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In a hot desert, a steep-sided, flat-floored valley, very occasionally occupied by an intermittent stream. Wadis were probably cut during the rainier pluvials; see Morin et al. (2007) Adv. Geosci. 12 on wadis. See also F. El-Baz, ed. (2003).

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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