Grand Falls Dune Field Migration 1953 - 2010

Grand Falls Dune Field Migration 1953 - 2010

Detailed Description

Location of the migrating front of Grand Falls Dune Field showing the extent of dune cover from 1953 to 2010, superimposed on 2005 aerial photo. Historic positions of the dune field front were derived from archival imagery. The dune front and extent of dunes has changed rapidly in recent decades, with an approximately 70% increase in dune cover from 1992 to 2010  (modified from USGS Fact Sheet 2011-3085).

Details

Image Dimensions: 442 x 514

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Location Taken: US