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Aeolian  – of or relating to Aeolus, the ruler of the winds; relating to, caused by or arising from the action of the wind; giving forth or marked by a moaning or sighing sound or musical tone produced by or as if by the wind.


Aeolian Islands Sicily

In 2015 we took 5.5 weeks away from our full time jobs and travelled; we visited Berlin, Monaco, Southern France (Saint Rémy de Provence, Sallèles-Cabardes, Gordes, Sète, Carcassone, Ruch & Saint Émilion), San Sebastián, Barcelona, Marrakech, before heading to Italy; Catania, Ragusa Ibla, Lipari, Alicudi, Palermo, Naples, Atrani, Amalfi, Positano, Capri, Roma, Florence, Radda in Chianti, Montepulciano, Cinque Terre & Venice. 432 more words

The Harsh, Yet Awe-Inspiring Aeolian Landscape

“Aeolian” sounds like the name of a distant solar system from a Star Wars movie, doesn’t it? Alas, it is a real word, one used to describe the geological influences formed by wind. 356 more words


Large aeolian ripples on Mars

Post contributed by Dr. Ryan C. Ewing, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University

Ripples cover the surfaces of sand dunes on Earth and Mars. 728 more words


Aeolian Exhibition

I was asked by the great people involved with the Aeolian Hall in Carlton to be part of the interviews for this lovely documentary that is part of the Aeolian Exhibition which is at the Immigration Museum currently. 94 more words