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
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 ...
Explore Deserts with National Geographic. Get facts, photos, and watch free
videos. Learn what threatens this fascinating ecosystem, and what you can do to
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 ...
DesertUSA explores the southwestern deserts and ecosystems. Many articles
about what you can do and find in the deserts.
Explore the deserts with DesertUSA. Locations of deserts have changed
throughout geologic time as the result of continental drift and the uplifting of
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.
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!
Learn about types of habitat, locations, plants & animals and other fascinating
facts about deserts.
Deserts cover about one-third of the Earth's land surface area. But the deserts of
the world are much more than just the sandy, lifeless dunes of storybooks.