sand ridge

sand ridge

[′san ‚rij]
(geology)
Any low ridge of sand formed at some distance from the shore, and either submerged or emergent, such as a longshore bar or a barrier beach.
One of a series of long, wide, extremely low, parallel ridges believed to represent the eroded stumps of former longitudinal sand dunes.
A crescent-shaped landform found on a sandy beach, such as a beach cusp.
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com)-- Sand Ridge Golf Club was recently recertified as a Signature Sanctuary after an on-site review by Audubon International.
Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center (SRSTC), 1111 North Road, Mauston, WI 53948.
Dale Stevens, owner of Sand Ridge Farms in Lucedale, is a classic example.
you're not pushing it through muskeg but on top of a sand ridge.
We're three weeks into a foot-powered expedition surveying the flora, fauna and archaeology in a section of the world's largest sand ridge desert, which covers 200,000 square kilometres (77,000 square miles), spanning the borders of the Northern Territory, Queensland and South Australia.
firefighters were dispatched to a grass fire on 32843 Sand Ridge Road when they noticed a newly ignited fire at 36159 Airport Road, fire officials said.
Dedicated in 1970, the preserve is within the boundaries of Sand Ridge State Forest which covers 1012 ha (Marcum et al.
To drink water, it stands on a small sand ridge and faces the breeze with its body angled at 45 degrees, enabling it to catch fog droplets on its hardened wings even if its habitat gets less than 20mm of rainfall annually.
On cool windy days, the best option is the primitive ramp at the end of Sand Ridge Road, on Pine Log Creek.
We focused on the two ponds or pond groups with the most historical captures, Sand Ridge (also known as Mason State Forest and ponds A and B) and Fornoff-Hartke (also known as ponds 6 and 39, and Fornoff-Rollo).
It occurred on east-facing lower to middle slopes of a dry-mesic, high sand ridge, on a fertile, mesic plain of calcareous sand, and at the top of a moderate ridge of very fine sand adjacent to a seasonally wet depression with clay at the surface.
The inner 3 sites spanned ~130m, and a fourth site was a further 570 m to the south in a sand ridge.