Where are sand dunes found in Australia?

How big are sand dunes in the Great Sandy Desert?

  • In northwest Australia, the Great Sandy Desert holds great geological interest as a zone of active sand dune movement. While a variety of dune forms appear across the region, this astronaut photograph features numerous linear dunes (about 25 meters high) separated in a roughly regular fashion (0.5 to 1.5 kilometers apart).

Why choose sandsand Dunes Resort?

  • Sand Dunes Resort offers a range of beachfront self contained accommodation on the Sunshine Coast, perfect for couples, groups or the whole family. Located on Marcoola Beachfront our modern resort is right in the heart of the Sunshine Coast.

Where are dune systems found in the world?

  • The Australian Arid Zone contains the most spectacular and largest longitudinal dune systems in the world. The first dune systems were created during arid and windy glacials around 900,000 years ago in the Lake Amadeus region in Central Australia.

image-Where are sand dunes found in Australia?
image-Where are sand dunes found in Australia?
Share this Post: