4 edition of Deserts of the world found in the catalog.
Deserts of the world
Mikhail Platonovich Petrov
|Statement||M. P. Petrov ; translated from Russian by IPST staff.|
|LC Classifications||GB611 .P4713 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 447 p. :|
|Number of Pages||447|
|LC Control Number||75012921|
Find thousands of LDS books, movies, music and more. Looking for an LDS related gift? Find it at Deseret Book! This book, a translation of the Russian original, deals with various aspects of world deserts. The first part is devoted to a general characterization of all types of deserts with the aim of stressing the great similarity in their geological structure, character of surface sediments, geomorphological processes and climatic peculiarities, and to show the marked differences in their flora and Cited by:
Cold deserts have hot summers but extremely cold winters. These deserts are found in high, flat areas, called plateaus, or mountainous areas in temperate regions of the world. Temperate regions lie between the polar regions and the tropics. Like other types of desert, cold deserts get very little rain or snow. Jan 22, · Desert, any large, extremely dry area of land with sparse vegetation. It is one of Earth’s major types of ecosystems, supporting a community of distinctive plants and animals specially adapted to the harsh environment. For a list of selected deserts of the world, see below. They don't get much rain. Officially a desert is an area that gets less than 10 inches of precipitation a year. Deserts don't necessarily have to be hot. Some of the world's largest deserts are cold deserts located at one of the Earths poles or in a cold area of the world. One thing is for sure, deserts are dry and barren places.
Nearly an eighth of the world's land surface is arid, with a rainfall of less than 25 cm (10 in) per annum. The Sahara in North Africa is the largest hot desert in the world. At its greatest length it is 5, km (3, miles) from east to west. From north to south it is between 1, and 2, km . I liked a lot of things about Homeworld: Deserts Of Kharak, but the thing I liked most was just how awesome the game’s unit design (and overall aesthetic) was. The Art of Homeworld. Enjoy. Apr 14, · Just to weigh in, I get frustrated at times by many of the type-ins (Riyad, Edinburg, etc), but to suddenly deviate from the site norm for this single quiz, and to do so purely for the difference between noun and adjective (especially when both are commonly accepted - see citations above) feels unnecessarily confusing.
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