Kuršių nerija (Curonian Spit) is a 98 km long narrow spit of sand dunes between Baltic Sea and Curonian lagoon. It's possible the highest coastal sand dunes in Europe, some up to 67 meters high. More information about geology of the area is available in Kursiu Nerija National Park website.
The whole Curonian Spit is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.
The dunes seen here are located between Juodkrante and Pervalka.
The photo taken at 17:51, about one and a half hour before sunset, facing north.
Camera settings: 55 mm zoom, ISO-200.
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smarcell (19963) 2011-09-28 11:21
Very beautiful sandy coast. An interesting landscape
and I like the foreground with those patterns on the sand.
dta (68764) 2011-09-28 12:18
Hello linas ,
a splendid view of these outstanding dues . As you say in your note , what is impressive is their heights . Like a lot the combination of colors and texture .
ifege (10225) 2011-09-29 0:28
I wasn't aware of these dunes - beautifully captured with great detail in the sand.
- Copyright: Linas Kardasevicius (linask) (2930)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-09-24
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF-S 55-250 mm IS
- Exposure: f/7.1, 1/640 seconds
- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-09-28 11:08