sand pavement

sand pavement

[′san ‚pāv·mənt]
(geology)
A sandy surface derived from coarse-grained sand ripples, developed on the lower, windward slope of a dune or rolling sand area during a period of intermittent light, variable winds.
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He went onto the sand pavement, passed all the cars parked at the lights and turned left in front of us all.
The need to exert greater effort (up to twice the amount of rolling) to compact the SFAM when compared to the natural sand pavement mix.