Geography Sand Dunes coastal mindmap

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  • Created on: 07-12-18 10:32
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  • Vegetation on the coast.
    • Types of dunes and features
      • Yellow Dunes
      • Grey Dunes
      • Fore Dunes
      • Embryo Dunes
      • Dune Slack (A hole of water between grey stack and mature dune)
    • How does veg. stabilise sediment
      • Long roots help to stabilise the ground
      • Flexible leaves help to cope with sandy brushes while retaining as much water as possible.
      • Plants protect sand dunes from wind erosion
    • Type of coastal plants
      • Marram Grass
      • Halophytes (Tolerate Salt water)
      • Xerophytes (tolerate very dry conditions)

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