climbing dune

climbing dune

[′klīm·iŋ ′dün]
(geology)
A dune that develops on the windward side of mountains or hills.
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If you are feeling more energetic there is the option of climbing Dune 45 - the reward: watching dawn break over the heart of the vast Namibian Desert.
I am a diabetic, and it helps keep me healthy with activities such as long walks, climbing dunes and buildings, and walking along the beach."
(2014) stated that seven types of coastal dune are identified on KwaZulu-Natal coast: estuary barrier dunes; mainland beach foredunes; prograded beachridge dunes; headland bypass dunes; transverse dune fields; parabolic/migrating dunefield; and climbing dunes. The development and distribution of the various dune forms is more strongly controlled by the geological setting, than the aerodynamic regime.
"If you are climbing dunes, the more speed you have and the more power you have, you go up.
Our kids had an amazing time paddling, building sandcastles and climbing dunes, stopping only for ice-cream before heading for the woodland adventure playground.
Climbing dunes and covering vast tracks of desert was an enduring challenge.
Camels climbing dunes and bee hives seen in small vegetation farms added a remarkable experience.