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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 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.

Deserts -- National Geographic

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Explore Deserts with National Geographic. Get facts, photos, and watch free videos. Learn what threatens this fascinating ecosystem, and what you can do to  ...

Desert | Definition of Desert by Merriam-Webster

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1 a : arid land with usually sparse vegetation; especially : such land having a very warm climate and receiving less than 25 centimeters (10 inches) of sporadic ...

Desert : Mission: Biomes - NASA Earth Observatory

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Desert biomes are the driest of all the biomes. In fact, the most important characteristic of a desert is that it receives very little rainfall. Most deserts receive less ...

Desert - What's It Like Where You Live?

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MBGnet Home · Rainforest · Tundra · Taiga · Desert · Temperate Deciduous Forest · Grassland ... Have you ever driven through a desert on a trip to anywhere ?

Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative

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A diverse network of professionals and organizations guide, direct and drive the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative. The result is openness, ...

Mojave Desert Land Trust

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Mojave Desert Land Trust's mission is to protect the Mojave Desert ecosystem.

Desert Botanical Garden

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The purpose of the Desert Botanical Garden is to exhibit, conserve, study and disseminate knowledge of arid-land plants of the world, with a particular emphasis ...

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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 - 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!