sand dune


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Noun1.sand dune - a ridge of sand created by the windsand dune - a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
ridge - a long narrow natural elevation or striation
seif dune - a long and tall sand dune with a sharp crest; common in the Sahara
Translations
písečný přesyp
klit
hiekkadyyni
pješčana dina
homokdűne
砂丘
모래 언덕
sanddyna
เนินทราย
cồn cát

sand dune

nduna

sand dune

كَثِيب písečný přesyp klit Sanddüne αμμόλοφος duna hiekkadyyni dune pješčana dina duna 砂丘 모래 언덕 zandduin sanddyne wydma piaszczysta duna песчаная дюна sanddyna เนินทราย kum tepesi cồn cát 沙丘
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"It grew." And just as he was going to roll the speaker over, a couple of black-haired men with flat red faces came from behind a sand dune, and Kotick, who had never seen a man before, coughed and lowered his head.
Their wives never came to the island until late in May or early in June, for they did not care to be torn to pieces; and the young two-, three-, and four-year-old seals who had not begun housekeeping went inland about half a mile through the ranks of the fighters and played about on the sand dunes in droves and legions, and rubbed off every single green thing that grew.
There were long stretches of smooth-worn rock running for miles, exactly fitted to make seal-nurseries, and there were play-grounds of hard sand sloping inland behind them, and there were rollers for seals to dance in, and long grass to roll in, and sand dunes to climb up and down, and, best of all, Kotick knew by the feel of the water, which never deceives a true sea catch, that no men had ever come there.
Colorado -- Sacred Tree -- Patagonian Hare -- Indian Families -- General Rosas -- Proceed to Bahia Blanca -- Sand Dunes -- Negro Lieutenant -- Bahia Blanca -- Saline Incrustations -- Punta Alta -- Zorillo.
He was all eyes as the train sped through the country; he adored the sand dunes, their colour seemed to him more lovely than anything he had ever seen; and he was enchanted with the canals and the long lines of poplars.
Everyone should have the opportunity to experience the joy of standing amidst a sand dune. These are wild places and when you stand amongst the marram grass and sea holly, listening to the sound of the surf and the call of the stonechats you may look up to see a raven wheeling above.
"The casualty was in a precarious position lying face down and overhanging the top of a sand dune, which made caring for him difficult."
Using the funding, government conservation agency Natural England has teamed up with the National Trust, Plantlife, The Wildlife Trusts and Natural Resources Wales to create more dynamic sand dune landscapes.
space agency NASA's MRO HiRise camera team based in the University of Arizona showcases a unique sand dune formation that pretty much looks like the Starfleet logo of the hugely popular sci-fi franchise.
During the recent holidays to commemorate Oman's 48th National Day celebrations, for five thrilling days, The Guide Oman team ventured through Rub Al Khali with the ultimate goal of reaching the top of the world's tallest sand dune.
The Qatari gets stuck in sand dune and loses about 15 minutes before winning the ADDC stage Tribune News Network DOHA Qatar's Adel Abdulla claimed the fastest time in the T2 category on the 287.92km second selective section of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge through the deserts of Liwa on Monday.
The day I set out to climb the tallest sand dune in North America began with a gift from above.