Definition of Barchane
1. barkhan [n -S] - See also: barkhan
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Literary usage of Barchane
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Textbook of Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"The linear type is most common on the coast, where a uniform and constant supply of sand is furnished; while the crescent-shaped or barchane type is most ..."
2. A Comprehensive Geology by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"—In deserts the barchane or crescent type of dune is most typical. When best developed, this presents a crescent form with the convex side to the wind and ..."
3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"Their analogy with the dune called a barchane is obvious, and this renders superfluous any detailed account of how the shape is produced. ..."
4. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"barchane in Süd-Peru. Centralbl. Afin., Stuttgart, 1906, (373-378). [13 A/]. 9746 Eine durch vulkanische ..."
5. A Text-book of Geology for Use in Universities: Colleges, Schools of Science by Louis Valentine Pirsson, Charles Schuchert (1920)
"The shape of the dune varies according to local circumstances and is commonly irregular; one form called a barchane is seen outlined in the ground plan in ..."
6. Shore Processes and Shoreline Development by Douglas Wilson Johnson (1919)
"... were analogous to that form of sand dune called a barchane, and considered any discussion of their origin ..."
7. Bulletin de la Société des naturalistes de Moscou by Moskovskoe obshchestvo ispytateleĭ prirody (1898)
"... und fand bald an dem Kasak-Hanim-Kurgan die gesuchten barchane. ... und schon begann die Form und der Umriss aller barchane sich zu verwandeln. ..."