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  • Beach Morphology Report

    While the dunes had more fine grain size than the swash both were the highest percentage. This shows that from a basic point of view that both areas have similar grains. But when you look at both microscopically you can tell that when compared they’re not even close to being similar. While they are both the same size the dunes sand has endured more erosion due to their well sorted and fine sized size this can be due to the amount of time they have been transported and deposited due the waves. While the swash zone has and is currently enduring the waves as well what makes it so different is that the grains in the zone have not has as much time with wear as the dunes have making the grains coarse but another factor is the constant wash up of Biogenous minerals like shells making the swash zone poorly…

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  • Spinifex Case Study

    It was evident from the sand dunes on Main Beach, that the further you progressed inland, the vegetation became more dense and abundant. There was no plant species present up until the 40 m mark. This in theory was due to the fact that if vegetation were to occur at the beginning of the transect line, they would be impacted by the strong wave action, which contains high volumes of salinity in it, which then affects the nutrients in the sand making it inefficient for plant growth. The spinifex…

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  • Latin American City Essay

    percent, or 193 million, visited the Americas. European cities are known for creating a memorable experience for family and friends, yet exploring the lesser-known parts of a forgotten region like Latin America can be just as magical. These cities are not necessarily the most famous within their respective countries, but they are filled with the same vibrant culture and remarkable history. Huacachina, Peru Engulfed by the surrounding sand dune, Huacachina is a picturesque desert oasis in…

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  • Bruny Island Topography

    that vegetation and the topography of one sand dune transect would impose an effect on the recorded wind speed (or velocity) readings. The results associated with the data collected has confirmed this theory. Unfortunately, there is many limitations of the dataset that hindered on the overall quality of the results; especially those associated with the methodology of recording. Topography is…

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  • Desert Safari Essay

    Client URL: http://deluxosphere.com/ Desert Safari Tips That Can Make the Trip More Pleasant and Enjoyable Most probably, one of the things that top your travel bucket list is taking a desert safari. As many travelers say, it is the most fun activity that you can do in the desert. If you are going to a destination that is known for having great sand dunes, then it is something that you cannot miss. However, keep in mind that such kind of trip is that all comfortable and convenient. Here are…

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  • Creative Writing: The Raven

    The dragon he spread his stubby snipped wings in resignation. “Very well. But climb on gently. Hold on loosely and don’t kick me.” Raven, in all her hideous warty wonder, climbed onto Aragon’s back. Mason and I scramble up behind her. The burning sand quivered as the dragon picked his way to the top of the highest Plateau and stopped at the summit, which gave us an unrivaled view of the terrain. A patchwork of Barrel cactus speckled the sand and spread across sand dunes that rose away to meet…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Ride Of A Lifetime

    Sandy made landfall. Hearing that a hurricane was coming was enough to have everyone packing all of their stuff up and leaving the beaches, but for us adrenaline junkies and seemingly stupid people, this was an amazing thing and this one was looking like the perfect storm. As I started to load my car up with supplies and boards I knew what I was getting into. This wasn’t my first rodeo surfing in a storm like this, but this one was much stronger than the usual. After what felt like a century…

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  • Captain Crownsworth's Diary: If The Turks Doesn T Get Home

    least we could be resupplied and be evacuated if the need arose, but I suppose Townshend knows what he’s doing. Then again, after the debacle at Ctesiphon last week, I don’t think I can really trust his leadership much anymore. In two days we lost nearly half of our army, all because Townshend ordered us to charge blindly into a wall of Ottomans. We actually killed more of them than they did of us, apparently, but it doesn’t feel like it. Now they’re chasing us into the desert, and here we are.…

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  • Ferry Beach State Park History

    A pocket swamp is formed when “water travels to the coast via inland streams, but it pools behind dunes that block it from reaching the ocean” (Pocket Swamp. Web. ). Pocket swamps are limited to southern, central, and mid coast regions. These pocket swamps are much like a vernal pool, and are an important breeding habitat for many amphibians. Some of the different species that live in these pocket swamps are “wood frogs, spotted salamanders, and blue-spotted salamanders. Rare turtles such as…

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  • Razor Dune Buggy

    Razor Dune Buggy - Get The Facts! The Razor Dune Buggy reminds me of the dune buggies my cousins had in the 70′s and 80′s. It’s a miniature electric version of the gas powered originals. I used to love tooling around in those things so this was a no-brainer for me to buy the Razor Electric Dune Buggy for my son. This electric dune buggy has a powerful 350 watt motor and can go up to 10 mph. It seems to be fast enough to satisfy most kids but not too fast to give moms a heart attack. Adults…

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