When strong ocean winds blow through the beach, agitated white sand forms neat, beautiful ripple marks. To prevent sand from being blown into inner lands, local residents came up with some special methods. For example, they set up lines of bamboo fences at the boundary between the sand and inner lands. They also plant various sand-fixing plants such as swamp oaks, screw pines, etc.
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