singing sand


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singing sand

[′siŋ·iŋ ¦sand]
(geology)
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Offering something for everyone, Doha is a destination for architecture lovers with the world-famous iconic Museum of Islamic Art, adventurous visitors with the Inland Sea and Singing Sand Dunes, art lovers with Arab Museum of Modern Art, Al Riwaq Gallery or Richard Serra's West-East sculpture in the Zekreet Desert, or those who like to have five star culinary experiences with Michelin Star restaurants such as Nobu and Hakkasan.
Though Cox in his brief visit is unable to hear that particular symphony; singing sand dunes depend on many conditions coming together, like temperature, humidity, air movements.
The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World is a recommendation for any who want a lively survey of sound in both its physical scientific enactment and as it's experienced by humans, and it offers a unique focus on the world's 'most unexpected sounds', from the longest echo in a hidden cave in Scotland to the singing sand dunes of California.
Recalling his experience during the expo, he added, "I loved setting up the exhibition on the top of the singing sand dunes.
As does a trip to the Singing Sand Dunes, some 40km south-west of Doha where the wind blowing along the sand produces an eerie hum.
Readers also learn about barking and singing sand, fossils, vegetation, hot dogs, drumsticks and broken spits.
If he had a radio show along the lines of Casey Kasem's American Top 40, he could fill it not with Backstreet Boys but with Mono Lake spade-foot toads and the singing sand dunes of Death Valley.
He's had favourities such as Dizzy, Moment Of Truth and Rosewell Riever in his Whitebog farm yard and more recently moneys pinners include Rossel, Kilbue King, Singing Sand, Spartan Royale Spree Vision and Hugo De Perro.
Singing sand is an international phenomenon, occurring naturally at sites on all the continents.
SINGING SAND, bred by former trainer Helen Hamilton as a replacement for her Scottish National winner Peaty Sandy, has denied his pedigree by turning out to be a two-miler.
The Daily Record Handicap Chase can again go to Peter Monteith's Singing Sand (2.