dune in coastal dune field. Indistinct footprints for scale: slip face
of dune is ~ 1m high.
In which direction is the dune migrating?
Explain the orientation of the ripples at the foot of the dune, relative to the direction of migration of the dune.
|image credit: Roger Suthren. L'Espiguette, Rhône delta, S France|
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