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Bayanzag | Fossil dune with old crusts

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Caliche or gypcrust commonly form near the soil surface in arid and semiarid regions as a result of ascending subsurface water. Harder than the surrounding sands of this fossil dune, they are less susceptible to erosion.

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on Wednesday 16 July 2014 by Martin Mergili
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