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Desert - Wikipedia

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A desert is a barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. The lack of vegetation ...

The Desert Biome

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a picture of a desert Deserts cover about one fifth of the Earth's surface and occur where rainfall is less than 50 cm/year. Although most deserts, such as the ...

Desert | Define Desert at Dictionary.com

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Desert definition, a region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all: The Sahara is a vast  ...

Desert Biomes - Blue Planet Biomes

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In this report you will learn about Hot and Dry Deserts and Cold Deserts. I hope you enjoy! A Hot and Dry Desert is, as you can tell from the name, hot and dry.

Desert Life - Animal - Plants - People - DesertUSA

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Learn about desert plants, animals, and geology; learn the history of the people and civilizations who lived and still persist in the desert biome.

What is a Desert - DesertUSA

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Explore the deserts with DesertUSA. Locations of deserts have changed throughout geologic time as the result of continental drift and the uplifting of mountain ...

Deserts -- National Geographic

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Far from being barren wastelands, deserts are biologically rich habitats with a vast array of animals and plants that have adapted to the harsh conditions there.

Desert - Kids Do Ecology

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Another type of desert is the coastal desert, for example, the Atacama Desert in Chile of South America. And then there are cold deserts. That sounds pretty silly!

Desert | Definition of Desert by Merriam-Webster

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Define desert: arid land with usually sparse vegetationespecially : such land having a very warm climate and receiving less… — desert in a sentence.

Deserts - BrainPOP

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In this educational animated movie about Science learn about cactus, sand, the Gobi desert, the Sahara, Antarctica, and ecosystems.