Transverse dunes in Peru
Peruvian Transverse Dunes in the Google Earth ImagesAmelia Carolina Sparavigna (Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino), Published in enviro.philica.com
Abstract: A sand sea where winds create an endlessly moving collection of long dunes, like waves on the surface of water: this is the landscape of transverse dunes that we can see in Peru by means of satellite images of Google Earth. Here we will show some examples of these dune fields. Keywords: Sand dunes, Transverse dunes, Peru, Barchans, Google Earth.
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