Qatar Desert Singing Sand Dunes

      Published on Friday, 3 August , 2018      939 Views     
Qatar Desert Singing Sand Dunes

  • Gulf TV, Qatar, Doha

There are certain conditions in which the movement of sand grains can create a low murmur or ‘singing’ — a phenomenon often reported by desert explorers. Qatar is fortunate in having sand with the right abrasive qualities in an area that also experiences the necessary wind and moisture conditions to create this wonderful if weird effect. While the ‘singing’ occurs naturally, it can be triggered by sliding down the face of the dune or running along its crest, whereupon each footstep creates a humming that cannot only be heard but also felt as a vibration through the feet.









Category Gulf TV, Qatar, Doha | 2018/08/03 latest update at 5:00 PM
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