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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 ...

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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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.

The desert biome - University of California Museum of Paleontology

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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 Sahara of North Africa ...

Deserts | Habitats | WWF

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Deserts are characterized by their rainfall—or rather, their lack of it. Most deserts get less than ten inches of precipitation each year and evaporation usually ...

Desert Schools: Local Credit Union in Arizona

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Phoenix. Serving the educational community, select employee groups and their family members.

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 - What's It Like Where You Live?

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Information on deserts: what they are, where they are located, and the plants and animals which live in them.

Desert - Kids Do Ecology

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DESERT. Location | Weather | Plants | Animals | People | Links. a LOCATION: Although few animals and plants are adapted to the extremely dry desert life, the  ...

The Desert Rose Ranch & Winery

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Welcome to Desert Rose Ranch and Winery! NOW OPEN 7 Days/Week/Year Round 12-6pm from The Desert Rose Ranch & Winery, located in Virginia.

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What is a Desert - DesertUSA

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Deserts are often defined as areas that receive less than 10 inches of average annual rainfall, but a more accurate defining factor is aridity. In addition to low ...

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 | Basic Facts About Deserts | Defenders of Wildlife

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Learn about types of habitat, locations, plants & animals and other fascinating facts about deserts.