Wind erosion – sand is blown away by the wind. As a result dunes are always moving. Wind erosion


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The Curonian Spit is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand dune peninsula that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. It is the home of the highest moving (drifting) sand dunes in Europe.

  • The Curonian Spit is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand dune peninsula that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. It is the home of the highest moving (drifting) sand dunes in Europe.









Landscape



The cross-section of the Curonian Spit









Fauna







Wind erosion – sand is blown away by the wind. As a result dunes are always moving.

  • Wind erosion – sand is blown away by the wind. As a result dunes are always moving.

  • Storms – beach and dunes are being washed because of strong wind, high waves and rain.





















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