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Sand Dune Fixation in Michigan

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Abstract:

The stabilization of sand dunes is a difficult task at best. In Europe, especially in France and in Germany, large areas of sand dunes, once liabilities, have been converted into assets. There are also extensive sand dune areas in the United States. These are found principally along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts and along the shores of Lake Michigan. The stabilization of some of the Michigan dunes has been undertaken recently by the Soil Conservation Service. The methods used and their success are described in the following article.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Soil Conservation Service

Publication date: 1941-12-01

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