- Blowouts are saucer bowl- and trough shaped landform naturally eroded or "blown out" by the wind
- There has been a reduction in the area's vegetation cover.
- Human activity, including tourism and overcrowding on coastal dunes and overgrazing in desert and semi-arid regions also commonly leads to blowout development.
- Blowouts occur in partially vegetated dunefields or sandhills.
- A blowout forms when a patch of protective vegetation is lost,
- It allowing strong winds to "blow out" sand and form a depression.
- They generally remain small.
- Blowouts can expand to kilometers in size and up to around 70m in depth.
- Blowouts provide an important habitat for flora and fauna.
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