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THE LITTLE SAHARA
Utah Science (1984)
  • B. Chesler, Utah State University
  • L. F. Hall, Utah State University
  • A. R. Southard, Utah State University
Abstract
The sand dunes of the little Sahara, made up of fine, rounded quartz grains, are being reshaped by dune movement and off-road vehicle activity; both of which are important to recreational area management.
Keywords
  • sand dunes,
  • off-road vehicles,
  • BLM,
  • recreation,
  • plant/sand dune interaction,
  • aeolian transport,
  • suspension,
  • saltation,
  • surface creep,
  • ripples,
  • slip face,
  • road blockage by dunes
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Publication Date
Summer 1984
Citation Information
B. Chesler, L. F. Hall and A. R. Southard. "THE LITTLE SAHARA" Utah Science Vol. 45 Iss. 2 (1984)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/leonard_hall/5/