Sand Dunes

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1. Which of these descriptions best describes a dune slack

  • A species of plant that grows on fixed grey dunes
  • an obstacle that limits sand movement
  • A depression between dune ridges
  • A large hole that appears in the dune
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2. What height can a yellow dune reach up to?

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

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

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

4. What is the correct order a sand dune is formed in (from coast in inland)

  • fixed grey dune, embryo dune, yellow dune
  • embryo dune, yellow dune, fixed grey dune
  • embryo dune, fixed grey dune, yellow dine
  • yellow dune, embryo dune, fixed grey dune

5. Which species of plant are found at embryo dunes

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


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