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Sand Dune Expansion

Figure 12.3

This figure appears in chapter 12 of the Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment report.

On the Arizona portion of the Navajo Nation, recurring drought and rising temperatures have accelerated growth and movement of sand dunes. Map above shows range and movement of Great Falls Dune Field from 1953 to 2010. Moving and/or growing dunes can threaten roads, homes, traditional grazing areas, and other tribal assets. (Figure source: Redsteer et al. 2011953476ae-1357-48a5-99d8-1daf963f0a3c).

When citing this figure, please reference Redsteer et al. 2011953476ae-1357-48a5-99d8-1daf963f0a3c.

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This figure was created on October 27, 2012.

This figure was derived from Monitoring and Analysis of Sand Dune Movement and Growth on the Navajo Nation, Southwestern United States. Fact Sheet Number 3085 .

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