How Are Sand Dunes Formed?


Sand dunes are usually formed in two ways. They are formed when the wind blows the sand into a pile or a dune. The other way is when the water pushes the sand into a ridge or over a period of a time a dune.
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1. Sketch the basic shape of the dune onto your paper lightly with a charcoal pencil. Capture the overall shape of the dune in the sketch. Add minor details like small tufts of grass
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