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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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  • 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…

    Words: 1834 - Pages: 8
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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…

    Words: 847 - Pages: 4
  • 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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  • The Woman In The Dunes Analysis

    Absurdism is the philosophical idea of humanity tries to find the absolute meaning of anything such as the existence of human. The Woman in the Dunes is written by Kobo Abe, a Japanese writer who is uniquely in his writing includes dreadful expedition of individual people in the society. The book is taking place in the 1960s. In the twentieth century, it was a time period prevailed absurdism ideology. In this book, absurdism appears when Niki and other characters lose their identities in the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Dior Dune

    On April 24th 1992, I met a woman at a hospital in Los Angeles. The woman was sweet, loving, and smelt like Dior Dune perfume. Once I was cleared by the doctors, the woman took me to her apartment. When we arrived, I heard kids laughing as they splashed each other in the pool, and saw a group of older guys wearing bright red t-shirts with red shoe laces. I watched for a minute, absorbing everything in like a sponge. I felt a jerk as the woman wrestled with my car-seat trying to unhook the…

    Words: 378 - Pages: 2
  • Gardens In The Dunes Character Analysis

    Leslie Marmon Silko’s novel, Gardens in the Dunes, features the story of a young Native American girl named Indigo and her journey throughout the colonial pressures of 19th Century America. In the novel, Silko emphasizes the importance of horticulture during the 19th Century. In the Sand Lizard community of which Indigo belonged, plants and gardens were held in high regard as they signified survival and an interrelationship to the earth and it inhabitants. In contrast, through the characters of…

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