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2. A sand dune is only able to form when which two things are present?

  • obstacles to limit sand movement, longshore drift
  • strong on-shore winds, obstacles to limit sand movement
  • precipitation, soft rocks
  • expanses of dry sand, biological weathering

3. What species of plant are found in grey fixed dunes?

  • thistle, bramble, bracken
  • water mint, rushes and weeping willow
  • sea holly, red fescue
  • marram grass

4. In embryo dunes, how do plants adapt to the conditions?

  • Developing long routes and thorny leaves
  • By growing in a westerly direction
  • Develop long, smooth leaves
  • Grow taller

5. What is the cause of the coloring of yellow sand dunes?

  • Lack of humus
  • Lack of sea water
  • Lack of rain
  • Lack of plants


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