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Sandy beach trail winds through dune grass to a sunset horizon on the shores of Lake Michigan in Hofffmaster State Park.
Empty Quarter Desert Dunes. A sea of sand in the Rub' al Khali Desert under atmospheric sunset light. Empty Quarter Desert Dunes near the border of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Middle East
Shot of a sand dune in Abu Dhabi
Walkway / Access path to the beach in Brittany, near Cancale and Saint Malo, with sand and beach grass. Similar at Gironde beach.
Dune landscape and beach oats in Wilhelmshaven.
Low angle view of a little boy and his family walking the dog through the sand dunes.
Imperial Sand Dunes.
Black and white desert sand waves background. Focal at 50mm.
Sunrise as seen from the sand dunes at the Outer Banks, NC around Corolla Beach in September, 2014.
Growth of various grasses on a beach near Matarangi, on the Coromandel Peninsula, North Isladnd New Zealand.
Early Morning Light on a Beautiful White Sand Beach of the Florida Gulf Coast
Family walking to the beach. People enjoying time on the beach on summer vacation. Footpath with palm trees, and ocean in the background. South Beach, Miami, Florida, USA
Multi Generation Family In Sand Dunes On Winter Beach Smiling To Camera
Explore the wild and rugged northern most point of the South Island, New Zealand. Wharariki Beach is a beautiful tourist attraction and destination. The image is peaceful, breathtaking and amazing.
Sunset View from dune over North Sea and Canal in Zeeland, Netherlands
"Image of the Big Sable Point Lighthouse and the Lake Michigan shoreline, Michigan, USA."
Baltic sea dunes over blue coastline background in Northern Germany
lonely tree in the desert of oman.
rippled desert sand dunes at sunset (XL)
The Wave at Coyote Buttes North, Arizona, USA
View from dune top over sunset in North Sea from the island of Ameland, Friesland, Netherlands
wind blowing on the desert dunes of Oman
Yucca filamentosa, Adam’s needle and thread, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae native to the southeastern United States. Growing to 3 m tall, it is an evergreen shrub valued in horticulture for its architectural qualities.
Coastal sand dunes are dynamic but fragile buffer zones of sand and vegetation that form where the following three characteristics can be found: large quantities of sand persistent wind capable of moving the sand suitable locations for sand to accumulate The process of dune formation begins with a steady on-shore wind capable of moving sand. The wind moves the sand into piles. Eventually the sand pile becomes so steep that the leeward side of the sand pile collapses under its own weight and spills down at an angle that serves to stabilize the dune. Over time, the dune migrates in the direction of the wind, as the wind moves sand up the dune's slope and over the edge. Sand dunes often form around obstructions such as rocks, drift wood, decaying plant matter, and detritus that is washed up during high-tide. This decaying plant matter forms a perfect substrate for plants to set root. Plants the first set root in sand dunes are referred to as pioneer plants and are often grasses that have special adaptations for the harsh environment of the dune (high salt tolerance, waxy leaves that retain water, rolled leaves to reduce surface area and exposure to evaporation). These pioneer plants stabilize the dune. Their roots bind the sand and their leaves decrease wind speed and reduce erosion. After pioneer plants stabilize the dune, it becomes more habitable for other plants to move in. A progression of vegetation types set hold onto the dune, each changing the substrate's characteristics and structure, gradually making the dune suitable for the next vegetation type. Sand dunes, though dynamic, are fragile habitats. The mat of vegetation covering a dune is vital to reducing dune erosion and if this vegetation is disturbed or uprooted, the dune is destroyed.
Day at the Sea.
Anonymous guide leads camels with tourists riding into setting sun in Sahara desert.
Tall dunes with dune grass and a wide beach below. Photographed at sunset on the island of Texel in The Netherlands.
Access to the Dunes beach at Cap Ferret
Grandparents And Granddaughter Walking On Winter Beach Laughing
Side view of mid adult British man standing on dune lifting excited 4 year old boy with Down Syndrome high into the air with Rye Bay in background.
High angle, panoramic view of an empty desert at the sunrise with copy space
Panoramic empty desert background with copy space
The sun shining on Balnakeil Beach, located near Durness in the remote far north of Scotland.
A car is driving through sand dunes
South Port Beach boardwalk at sunset, Port Noarlunga, South Australia
Camping tent under the milky way at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.
A beautiful links golf course in Ireland.
Namib-Naukluft National Park Drone Point of view along giant Mars-like Namib Desert Sand Dunes. Sossusvlei Desert Drone Flight over the majestic and tall Desert Sand Dunes in the Namib-Naukluft National Park - Namib Rand Nature Reserve. Sesriem, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia, South West Africa.
Lonely man standing on sand dune in the middle of desert at dusk. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
beautiful desert landscape in oman.
Shells with pearls - copy space - low contrast image
Aerial view of Sandwich Harbour, where the Namib desert meets the Atlantic coast, near Walvis Bay in Namibia, Africa.
Empty Quarters in Oman and Saudi Arabia taken in 2015
Sylt is the largest North Frisian island and is a popular destination for fine food and water sports. Located off Schleswig-Holstein's North Sea coast.
Full length front view of mid adult father photographing family aged 23 months to 6 years sitting on dune and smiling at smart phone with Rye Bay in background.
two people walking along the coastal path at sunset at the Zeeland coast near Zoutelande, North Sea