dune complex

dune complex

[′dün ‚käm‚pleks]
(geography)
The totality of topographic forms, especially dunes, which comprise the moving landscape.
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A small enclosed beach and dune complex within Dundrum Bay and is tucked on the Mourne coastal pathway.
Origin of Small Lakes in a Coastal Dune Complex Southwest of Holland, Michigan.
She was right, of course, so I grabbed the necessary items and was soon barreling down the Coast Road through the Ainsdale dune complex on a crisp November morning.
For the perfect combination of the beach lifestyle and ATV riding, enthusiasts can spend the day or camp overnight at Oceano Dunes in coastal central California -- a sand dune complex that's geologically unique.
Twenty nine diatom genera have been identified in 260 cm of core representing 5600 years of deposition in Gilligan Lake: a small inland lake at the edge of the Lake Michigan coastal dune complex southwest of Holland.
A combination of loss on ignition and wet sieving was used to obtain the weight percent organic detritus, sand and silt/clay in vibracores from Goshorn Lake at the eastern edge of the Saugatuck coastal dune complex.
There is a creature here scarcer than the natterjack toads and sand lizards that are the stars of the dune complex (critters which are enjoying the torpor of hibernation at present).
They were able to reconstruct the history of dune growth and migration in a Lake Michigan coastal dune complex over the last 5,500 years.
Mapping of paleosols exposed on dune faces has been combined with radiocarbon ages from these soils and optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) ages from sand below the modern surface in order to reconstruct the geomorphic history of the dune complex at Green Mountain Beach, 10 km southwest of Holland, Michigan.
In their models different portions of the dune complex were attributed to different high water stages (Calumet, Algonquin, and Nipissing) in the history of Lake Michigan.
Geomorphic History of the Coastal Dune Complex, Southwest of Holland, Michigan.
Our study focuses on a section of this dune complex (Figure 2) that begins roughly 30 meters north of the walkway leading from the main parking lot to the shore and extends for approximately 300 meters to the north.