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FIGURE 1.11 Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. The largest coastal dune field in the United States has developed along the central Oregon coast and extends inland up to 3 km. SOURCE: Gary Griggs, University of California, Santa Cruz.

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FIGURE 1.12 Long Beach Peninsula, Washington. Sandy beaches backed by dunes dominate the southern coast of Washington. SOURCE: Courtesy of Phoebe Zarnetske, Oregon State University.



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