Lake Michigan Coastal Dunes

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Introduction to Lake Michigan Coastal Dunes
Features and Types of Dunes
Wind, Sand and Coastal Dunes
Climate, Dune, Lake and Seasonal Factors
Methods, Results and Research Students
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Last updated 03/22/10









The coastal dunes along the east and north shores of Lake Michigan are among the most striking natural features in the state of Michigan.

This website explores the physical characteristics and processes of Lake Michigan coastal dunes, using the dunes of P.J. Hoffmaster State Park as examples of landforms and processes.

Photo: Foredune in P.J. Hoffmaster State Park