What Is a Cold Desert?


A cold desert refers to a desert that is found in temperate areas, which are found at higher altitudes. This desert is also called a temperate or polar desert and an example is the Antarctica desert. Cold desert is also a title of a song by King of Leon.
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Cold deserts are those arid areas where the only precipitation is in the form of snow and the ground is covered in ice year round. The largest cold deserts in the world are the polar
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The largest cold winter desert is the Gobi desert, w/ a surface area of
Many species of lizards live in the desert, some as small as 6 cm. and others as large as 3 feet. Their coloring blends in with the desert rocks upon which they like to sun themselves
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What Are the Plants in a Cold Desert?
Cold deserts are arid regions outside the more famous subtropic desert belts and are either far from a coast or separated from the coast by a high mountain range. (The polar deserts of Antarctic and Arctic latitudes are sometimes called cold deserts, but... More »
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A cold desert is a wide area of ice ans snow. Antarctica is about 98% a cold desert. A very large area of cold and nothing but ice and snow.
A cold desert is a dry, cold area of land that receives almost no precipitation. When it does, it's usually in the form of snow or fog.
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Desert temperatures during the day are very high; the sun's rays beat down and heat the ground surface. It is very hot in the day and can be very cold at night ...
The average winter temperature in a cold desert is usually between -20 and -30 degrees Fahrenheit. The average rainfall for these areas is only between 6 and 10 ...
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