Moreeb Dune

Moreeb Dune
Moreeb Dune at Liwa
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In the United Arab Emirates, Moreeb dunes (Al Moreb Hill) is a place for organized drag races. With a reported 50 degree slipface, and height of 120 meters, it is a perfect place for sand drags. Moreeb Hill is supposedly the tallest dune in the UAE, and one of the largest hill climbs in the world.[1]

Moreeb Dune is one of the highest sand hills in the world. Its altitude is about 120 meters (206 meters above sea level) with slope of 50 degrees. The dune is 1600 meters long.[2] Because of its steep slopes it has been given this name (Moreeb Dune - Scary Mountain).[3]

Geography

Moreeb Dune is located 25 km south of Liwa Oasis. The total distance from Abu Dhabi to Moreeb Dune is about 250 Km.

References

Coordinates: 22°58′46.8″N 53°47′10.4″E / 22.979667°N 53.786222°E / 22.979667; 53.786222


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