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Coastal Dunes in the Tropics and Temperate Regions: Location, Formation, Morphology and Vegetation Processes

  • P. A. Hesp
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 171)

The following is an attempt to examine the differences between coastal dunes occurring in the tropics and those mid-latitude (mostly temperate) areas outside the tropics but principally within 50°N and 50°S. The tropics lie between 23.5°S and 23.5°N of the equator bounded by the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.

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Sand Dune Coastal Dune Dune Field Coastal Sand Dune Dune Ridge 
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  1. 1.Geography and AnthropologyLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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