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singing sand

[′siŋ·iŋ ¦sand]
(geology)
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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.
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.
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.
The Daily Record Handicap Chase can again go to Peter Monteith's Singing Sand (2.
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.
Singing Sand has just gone back for a holiday before been prepared for the summer jumps and Isle Of Rhum is fit and ready to run at the next Musselburgh meeting.
Peter Monteith experienced half an hour of mixed fortunes when he scored with Singing Sand just after the freak accident that claimed the life of Kilbue King (see below), writes Gordon Brown.
Singing Sand, who ran his best race of the season when second to Pariah at Cartmel last week, can reverse the placings on 11lb better terms in the Wallace IPA Handicap Chase (5.