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a ridge of sand created by the wind

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The project "dynamic dunescapes", backed by the cash from the National Lottery, marks a move away from a decades-old approach to managing sand dunes by keeping them where they are with fencing and vegetation.
Sand dunes are home to rare plants and animals, with 70 species listed as conservation priorities including the natterjack toad, sand lizard and dune gentian, experts said.
The project will conserve almost 7,000 hectares (17,300 acres) of sand dunes - some 35 per cent of the total for England and Wales - and improve access for the public.
"These are also called 'dune casts' and record the presence of dunes that were surrounded by lava," Ross Beyer, planetary scientist, said in a (https://www.cnet.com/news/star-trek-on-mars-nasa-spots-starfleet-logo-in-dune-footprint/) report.
PALM COAST, FLORIDA May 20, 2019 After an extensive three-year expansion project, Hammock Dunes Club, a private oceanfront member-owned and operated club along the central Atlantic coast of Florida, recently unveiled a redesigned oceanfront clubhouse.
Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development public relations manager Thobo Tlhasana stated in an interview that the festival will take place on the sand dunes from May 10-12.
UAE-headquartered Time Hotels Management has signed a new agreement to operate Dunes Hotel Apartments' three properties located throughout Dubai.
UAE-based Time Hotels Management has announced the signing of a new agreement to operate Dunes Hotel Apartments' three properties located throughout Dubai.
Checkpoint activations included Gulf News Reach handing out fresh juices and refreshments to Al Jazira Poultry Farm handing out eggs to weary travellers for a quick snack to recharge before attempting to conquer some of the UAE's highest sand dunes.
The shapes, known as "ghost dunes," are the hardened casts of ancient sand dunes, created when lava or sediments seeped and solidified around the lower contours of the dunes.
Beach-goers are now being warned to be careful near sand dunes following the "serious incident".
Scientists have detected another exotic feature on one of the solar system's most wondrous worlds, a large field of dunes on the surface of the distant, frigid dwarf planet Pluto apparently composed of wind-swept, sand-sized grains of frozen methane.
Santhosh Chandran Doha WITH the most beautiful and one-of-its-kind sand dunes in the region, Qatar is increasingly becoming the most favourite destination for winter tourists as it offers a combination of exciting desert rides and magnificent sight of the crystal blue sea, an uncommon scene in the region.
Deep in the breezy and ever-changing sand dunes of Oceano, California, a unique collection of people once congregated and lived together in a semi-ascetic existence.