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2. Which of these descriptions best describes a dune slack

  • an obstacle that limits sand movement
  • A large hole that appears in the dune
  • A depression between dune ridges
  • A species of plant that grows on fixed grey dunes

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

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

4. What height can a yellow dune reach up to?

  • 5 metres
  • 7.5 metres
  • 3 metres
  • 10 metres

5. Which species of plant are found at embryo dunes

  • rushes, red fescue
  • marram and lyme grass
  • sand sedge, weeping willow
  • sea holly, marram grass

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