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Descriptor English: Dune
Descriptor Spanish: Duna
Descriptor duna
Scope note: Elevación o montículo de arena o tierra fina y suelta. Las dunas eólicas se forman por la acción del viento y las hidráulicas por la acción de las corrientes de agua. (Traducción libre del original: Material V-Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Descriptor Portuguese: Duna
Descriptor French: Dune
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.482.102
Scope note: A ridge or mound of sand or fine loose earth. Aeolian dunes are built up by the wind, hydraulic dunes by water currents (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS ID: 35034
Unique ID: DDCS035034
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Dune - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060896
Scope note A ridge or mound of sand or fine loose earth. Aeolian dunes are built up by the wind, hydraulic dunes by water currents (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Dune



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