The gentle slope is in the upwind direction. The downwind direction has a steep
slope called a slip face.
windward side ... The upwind direction of a sand dune has a gentle slope. A
steep ... What part of a sand dune is characterized by a gentle slope? The gentle
Mar 28, 2007 ... Winds are the driving force behind sand dunes that have so significantly ... the
winds, which are in part directed by the Earth's rotation (Coriolis force). ... North to
northeasterly winds are often characterized by high velocities, but the ...
Generally, active dunes (unvegetated dunes) have a gentle slope on thei...
As will be shown in another place, even the sand dune floras are ... again has a
natural twofold division, one part treating of gross ... Nearly all of the dune
societies are characterized by a high__ ..... gentle slope away from the
impact of entrained sand grains against rock surfaces and other grains ... grows it
develops the dune asymmetry characterized by a gentle windward slope and a ...
Of the total precipitation, part is lost by evaporation into the air, part leaves the
county ... during these months is characterized by high temperatures and low
humidity. ... Most of the land in the county is relatively flat or slopes very gently,
however, ... compact and transmit water very slowly, but the sandy soils in the
the three beach zones slope gradually and somewhat evenly upward .... those
about Chicago may need in part a similar explanation. ... zone characterized by
the dominance of Elymus Canadensis, then ... These miniature plateaux, from
which former sand dunes .... steep to the windward but gently sloping to the
Jan 28, 2016 ... A large part of the Arabian Desert lies within the modern kingdom of Saudi Arabia
. ... flanks the slopes grade gently to the Rubʿ al-Khali desert basin. ... The rest of
the peninsula displays a moderate relief characterized by broad plains. .... The
main exceptions to that rule are the formation of sand dunes and ....
longrange.sbcountyplanning.org/planareas/orcutt/documents/OCP EIR/OCP EIR Volume 1/5.4 Geology.pdf
Most of the OPA is characterized by gently-sloped low hills underlain by ancient
sand dune ... "Dune Sand": This unit is of Pleistocene age and is composed of ...
The Orcutt/Casmalia Fault is located in the southeast part of the OPA (Figure ....
area) is underlain by ancient dune sand deposits and has generally gentle
Feb 16, 2004 ... Part I.-Geographical Relations of the Dune Floras. .... that the previous ecological
studies of sand—dune ﬂoras have .... Nearly all of the dune societies are
characterized by a high ..... gentle slope away from the foreground.