adjective: borne, deposited, produced, or eroded by the wind
The park is known for its eoliancaves—chambers formed in sandstone cliffs by powerful winds.
“Basaltic minerals in the mudstoneare similar to those in nearby eoliandeposits.” — D. T. Vaniman et al., Science, December 9, 2013
Did you know?
When Aeolus blew into town, thingsreally got moving. He was the Greekgod of the winds and the king of the floating island of Aeolia. In The Odyssey, Homer claims Aeolushelped Odysseus by giving him a favorable wind. Aeolus also gaveEnglish speakers a few terms basedon his name, including today‘s adjective eolian (also spelledaeolian), which is often used for wind-sculpted geological featuressuch as caves and dunes, and aeolian harp, an instrument thatmakes music when the wind blowsacross its strings.