sand pavement

sand pavement

[′san ‚pāv·mənt]
(geology)
A sandy surface derived from coarse-grained sand ripples, developed on the lower, windward slope of a dune or rolling sand area during a period of intermittent light, variable winds.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He went onto the sand pavement, passed all the cars parked at the lights and turned left in front of us all.
* The need to exert greater effort (up to twice the amount of rolling) to compact the SFAM when compared to the natural sand pavement mix.