sandfall

sandfall

[′san‚fȯl]
(geology)
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can only follow the little threads of sandfall back so far
John says the increased sandfall probably occurred when sand-riddled ice sheets disintegrated into flotillas of icebergs.
The spring changes include outbursts of gas carrying sand, polygonal cracking of the winter ice blanketing the dunes, sandfalls down the faces of the dunes, and dark fans of sand propelled out onto the ice.