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Beach - Wikipedia

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A beach is a landform along a body of water. It usually consists of loose particles, which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, ...

Fun Beach Facts for Kids - Interesting Information about Beaches

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Check out our fun beach facts for kids and enjoy learning a variety of ... Learn about how beaches form, what is sand made of, how does wind waves and ...

Six Things About Sand | The Other Side of 55

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Jul 3, 2011 ... Inland continental and non-tropical coastal (beach) sand comes primarily from quartz that has been pounded by waves and/or wind; tropical ...

sand facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about sand at Encyclopedia.com. ... and are transported by wind and water , before depositing to form soils, beaches, dunes ...

Sand Facts for Kids | KidzSearch.com

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Oct 2, 2014 ... Sand is made from large boulders eroding (being broken apart by wind or rocks). They get smaller and smaller until they reach the beach or a ...

Beaches Facts for Kids

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Bet you all love going to the beach, having fun in the waves, surfing or just mucking around enjoying the sun and the sand. Well beaches are far more than just a ...

Science of Summer: Where Does Beach Sand Come From?

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Jul 16, 2013 ... Here's a look at the geological history of beach sand and why some beaches are covered in sand with a pink hue and others a green or black ...

Facts about sand dunes - Sea Keepers

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Sand dunes are vital to the survival of beaches and protect homes and habitats further inshore from salt spray and sand. Beaches, with their associated sand ...

QI: Some quite interesting facts about beaches - Telegraph

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Jul 18, 2012 ... Not to be outdone, Birmingham opened a city-centre beach in 2007, in the redeveloped Bull Ring Centre. It had real palm trees, lots of sand, ...

Sand Movement | California Sea Grant

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Quick Facts! There is a constant flow of sand from ... Watershed run-off and bluff and hillside erosion bring sand to the beach. Sand grains travel southward down  ...