Quicksand



 

People who tread on Quicksand may sink into it and drown because they struggle to escape. The more you struggle the quicker you sink. Quicksand is sometimes found at the mouth of rivers and on coastal sand flats.

It consists of fine powdery sand saturated with water so that it is no longer solid and compact. Sometimes a desert storm can form quicksand and people have drowned in desert quicksand.

 

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