Aeolian

September 27, 2008

AEOLIAN  (US eolian) – adj. chiefly Geology relating to or arising from the action of the wind.

This word is derived from Aeolus, the name of the Greek god of the winds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An aeolian harp is a musical instrument that is played by the wind.  Very fascinating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aeolian sandstone is sandstone produced by the movement of small grains of sand by the wind.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And check out this.  The Aeolian Ride.  Someone has a good imagination.

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