Moreeb Dune

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Moreeb Dune at Liwa
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In the United Arab Emirates, Moreeb dunes (Al Moreb Hill) is a place for organised drag races. With a reported 50 degree slipface, and height of 300 metres, 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 300 metres 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]

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Moreeb Dune is located in the United Arab Emirates, 25 km south of Liwa Oasis. The total distance from Abu Dhabi to Moreeb Dune is about 250 km.

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