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This is huge and hard to walk on as the sand is so fine.

 

The dune is a famous tourist destination with more than one million visitors per year.

 

At its southern entrance from the Atlantic ocean, Arcachon Bay is crowned by Europe's largest sand dune, the Dune du Pilat, nearly 3 kilometres (1,86mi) long, 500m (1,640ft) wide, reaching 110m (361ft) in height, and moving inland at rate of 5m (16.4ft) a year.

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Taken on June 27, 2014