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Sleeping Bear Dune

Perched Dunes Glacial Sand Dune

Shaped by glaciers thousands of years ago, the diverse terrain and ecology of the dune environment is alive with opportunity for observing and learning about our natural world and what we can do to protect it.

"Perched Dunes" are dunes formed by glacial sands deposited on plateaus high above the shore. The Sleeping Bear Dunes are an easily accessible, beautiful example of this type of dune.

GPS Coordinates:
44.8789484523, -86.0621426753
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