Deserts are found all around the world, most often at lower, subtropical latitudes and at the poles. The largest desert is Antartica.
There are four major types of deserts: hot and dry, semiarid, coastal and cold.
It has been suggested that List of deserts by area be merged into this article. (
Discuss) ... Sinai Desert – a desert located on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt.
Many deserts are found in bands along 30 degrees latitude north and 30 degrees
latitude south (between the red lines on the map). Some deserts located by ...
Most large deserts are found away from the coasts, in areas where moisture from
the oceans rarely reaches. Some deserts, however, are located on the west ...
Desert Locations. The map and table that appear on this page are courtesy of the
educational web site EnchantedLearning.com. Some of the largest deserts in ...
Sep 11, 2012 ... World desert map highlighting all the deserts of different continents. ... Polar
deserts, which are located over the North and South Pole, are also ...
Dec 3, 2014 ... The location of deserts is dependent on two factors, latitude and global wind
patterns. Most deserts are located between 15' and 35' latitude, ...
The Sonoran Desert is located in the southwestern part of the United States
reaching into northwestern Mexico. It is the hottest desert in the North American ...
Deserts. A desert is a hot area of land that gets very little rain—not more than 200
mm a year. Temperatures during the daytime can get as high as 55° C. At night ...
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 ...