Wednesday 15 May 2013

Sand Dunes

Sand dunes are areas of sand sculpted by the wind either in the desert or along the coast.  Sand dunes come in many shapes and sizes:  crescentic, linear, star, dome and parabolic.  Here are ten of the most beautiful sand dunes in the world.

1.  Arabian Desert, Asia

2.  Great Sand Dunes National Park, United States

3.  Sahara Desert, Africa

4.  Murzuq Sand Dunes, Libya

5.  Dune de Pyla, France

6.  Sand Dunes Nature Desert

7.  Red Sossusvlei Sand Dunes, Africa

8.  Great Sand Dune of Pyla

9.  Mingsha Shan, China

10.  Gobi Desert, Mongolia

Bonus:  The Wave, Coyote Buttes, Arizona.  Here is a sand dune that has hardened into a rock formation.

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