coastal dune

coastal dune

[′kōs·təl ′dün]
(geology)
A mobile mound of windblown material found along many sea and lake shores.
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WORRIES: Residents have hit out at plans for 1,650 houses on the coastal dune site in Balmedie, pictured.
The topics include crossroads of geology in New Harmony: a guide to historically significant Mississippian and Pennsylvanian exposures in south-central and southwestern Indiana, watch what you drink: Midwestern alluvial-outwash aquifers and the CV Theis Groundwater Observatory, coastal dune environments of southeastern Lake Michigan: geomorphic histories and contemporary processes, Salem limestone (Valmeyeran, Mississippian): a high-energy carbonate shoal model, and the hydrodynamic role of groundwater in bolide impact: evidence from the Kentland structure in Indiana.
The coastal dune lakes of Walton Co., Florida represent a rare environment only found in a few other areas of the world, such as New Zealand and Madagascar.
ABSTRACT--Many coastal dune ecosystems have been degraded by non-native dune vegetation, but these systems might still provide valuable habitat for some taxa, including amphibians.
Furthermore, he makes a case that this identity can be further broken down by the sub-regions of the delta region such as coastal dune ridges, freshwater alluvial banks, and brackish water foodplains.
(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.
Coastal dune vegetation and pollen representation in south Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, Journal of Biogeography 32: 719-735.
South Walton County is lucky to have a string of 15 coastal dune lakes--a rare geologic resource.
such a magical beach getaway exists in the shape of Thonga Beach Lodge, set above a private, sandy beach and nestled into a magnificent coastal dune forest on the pristine shores of the Maputuland coast, KwaZulu-Natal.
With the annual nesting season for hawksbill sea turtles just getting under way (late March to June), authorities are taking steps to protect the coastal dune system of Sdiyat Beach in Abu Dhabi.

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