High wind velocities created eolian features and effects of a magnitude not previously reported in the literature. 3 principal mechanisms of sediment movement by wind were studied by examining the size distribution of deposits in telephone poles (saltation and suspension), feeder pens and abandoned buildings (saltation and suspension), and gravel ripples (surface creep). -Author
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Eolian features produced by the December 1977 windstorm, southern San Joaquin Valley, California.