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  • n. Plural form of foredune.


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  • In the Coastal Bend area, the barrier islands support extensive foredunes and back-island dune fields.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA)

  • An extensive series of freshwater lagoons lies behind the coastal foredunes along the southern part of the coastline, while to the north the complex set of lakes and lagoons associated with the Murray River mouth generates a series of shallow water bodies grading from fresh to saltwater.

    Naracoorte woodlands

  • Few tracts larger than 10 square kilometers (km2) remain, and the larger tracts are predominantly long, narrow strips of land encompassing the coastal foredunes and lagoons.

    Naracoorte woodlands

  • The low sclerophyll forest, behind the foredunes stretching back to the taller eucalypt forest, is dominated by scribbly gum Eucalyptus signata.

    Fraser Island, Australia

  • Loggerhead and green sea turtles nest on the beaches, where seabeach amaranth plants grow on the foredunes.

    North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Endangered Species: Seabeach Amaranth, a species with federal threatened status, occurs on upper beaches and foredunes of the Zeke's Island component of the reserve.

    North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Sea beach amaranth is present in the foredunes and upper beach.

    North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Vegetation of the barrier islands include dune grass (Ammophila), which anchors the sand in the foredunes, and a mix of bayberry, heather and marsh elder dominating the back dune.

    Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, New Jersey

  • The winter storm that hit northern Indiana over the weekend caused waves of up to 30 feet that swept aware beach sand at Indiana Dunes State Park and sheared off the small foredunes that line the beach. - News

  • Usually, the lakefront at the park starts with about a hundred feet of gradually sloping sandy beach that gives way to small, sloping grass-covered foredunes--smaller dunes at the edge of the beach, said Doug Stukey, assistant property manager at the park. - News


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