ripple drift

ripple drift

[′rip·əl ‚drift]
(geology)
A pattern of cross-lamination formed by sedimentary deposits on both sides of a migrating ripple.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Native North American Inuit people of the far north have many different words to explain snow: Anniu falling snow Api ground snow Upsik wind beaten snow Mapsuk overhanging drift Siqoq drifting snow Tumarinyiq ripple drift snow Kimoaqtruk snow drift Kalutoganiq arrow shaped snow drift