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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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Deserts cover more than one fifth of the Earth's land, and they are found on every continent. Deserts can be classified as "hot" or "cold". Deserts receive less than ...

The Desert Biome

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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 -- 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 | Basic Facts About Deserts | Defenders of Wildlife

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Deserts are found across our planet along two fringes parallel to the equator at 25–35° latitude in both the northern and southern hemispheres. Deserts are arid  ...

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!

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 - 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 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 | 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  ...

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Facts About Deserts
Some deserts, such as the Mojave and the Sahara, are sandy, sun-baked wastelands; others, such as the frigid polar deserts of Antarctica and the Arctic, are covered with snow and ice. The one thing all deserts have in common is aridity, or lack of water,... More »
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