sand sea

sand sea

[′san ′sē]
(geology)
An extensive assemblage of sand dunes of several types in an area where a great supply of sand is present; characterized by an absence of travel lines, or directional indicators, and by a wavelike appearance of dunes separated by troughs.
The flat, rain-smoothed plain of volcanic ash and other pyroclastics on the floor of a caldera.
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Telford's St Georges Partnership organised The Sand Sea and Sun event at the Gower centre.
Then, the species with guts that frequently contained whole shells of bivalves were continually dissected over the study period: the spiny sand sea star Luidia quinaria (von Martens, 1865) and the northern Pacific sea star Asterias amurensis (Lutken, 1871) at 15 m depth and the red tongue sole Cynoglossus joyneri (Gunther, 1878) at 7 and 15 m depths.
Its Namib Sand Sea that was inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List in 2013, is considered "the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog." Other magnificent places to see in the country include: the Alte Feste, which is a fortress and museum in Windhoek; the Daan Viljoen Game Reserve, a game reserve near the capital; and the Schwerinsburg, the biggest of three castles in Windhoek, which today serves as the private residence of the Italian ambassador in Namibia.
FILE - Sheikha Hossneya mosque in Siwa Oasis, Egypt Today Siwa Oasis is located in western Egypt between the Qattara Depression and the Egyptian Sand Sea in the Western Desert, nearly 50 kilometers east of the Libyan border.
Now the Saddle Sand Sea team are turning their attentions to the final leg of their historic feat, in a bid to raise crucial funds for two local charities - The Prostate Project and children's hospice charity Shooting Star Chase.
Two weeks ago, 19 bodies, including 7 Egyptians, belonging to disorganised immigrants from several countries were found near the Wadi Ali in the area of the Great Sand Sea on the Egyptian-Libyan border, according to the Libyan Red Crescent Organisation.
Synopsis: Collaboratively compiled and co-edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison (President of Survival International and who has led expeditions in South America and Borneo) and Robert Twigger (the first person to cross the Egyptian Great Sand Sea on foot), and enhanced with 268 illustrations (including 256 in full color), "The Modern Explorers" profiles thirty-nine modern explorers who have disproved the idea that there is nowhere left to discover and explore.
They have seen glass in general, though: a huge deposit lies in the north polar sand sea and across the northern plains, covering some 10 million square kilometers (4 million square miles).
Arrivals Date/Time Name From To 1204 0845 Princess Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3 1204 1100 City of RomeAmsterdam TCT 3 1204 1430 City of Paris Emden RoRo 4 1204 1900 Hoegh Detroit Rotterdam TCT 1304 0100 Anneleen Knutsen Sea Ocean Berth 1304 0845 King Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3 Sea OGNWA1 1304 1159 UKD Seahorse 1304 1159 Rem Forza Sea NEP Quay 2A Shepherd 1404 0845 Princess Seaways Ijmuiden RoRo 3 Sailings Date/Time Name From To 1204 1200 Eit Palmina OTP Quay Shepherd Sea 1204 1400 Cherry Sand Sea OGN Angle Quay West 1204 1700 Princess Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden 1204 2300 Marus Cont Term Tees 1204 2359 HMS Archer Hillgate Quay Sea 1304 1300 HNLMS Rotterdam Sea Northumbrian Quay 1304 1330 City of Rotterdam TCT 2 Ustluga 1304 1700 King Seaways RoRo 3 Ijmuiden 1304 0430 Hoegh Detroit TCT 1 Amsterdam
Oaks: 13-8 Heart Light, Skellig Blues, 4 Skellig Rose, Atlantic Diva, 5 Tynwald Jane, 6 Somelittlething, 8 Upup And Away, 25 Sand Sea Model.