|9||The Sahara Desert, North Africa
The Sahara is the largest desert in the world. Its area is more than 9 million square kilometers. It covers almost the whole of North Africa: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Mauritania, Niger, Sudan, Libya, Algeria, etc. In fact, the Sahara Desert is 30% of the entire African continent. This is the hottest hot spot in the world with summer temperatures often exceeding 57 degrees Celsius. In summer the temperature is above 33 ° C, ...
|4||The Arabian Desert
The Arabian Desert is a vast desert area that goes from Yemen to the Persian Gulf , from the Oman to Jordan and to Iraq . The desert occupies most of the Arabian Peninsula and stretches over 222,070 square km. The Rub 'al-Khali houses at the center and it is one of the largest stretches of sand on the planet. Its fauna includes gazelles, oryx , sand cat , lizard, uromastyx , and more others. The climate is very dry and with high daytime temperatures ranging from overnight frosts a...
|3||The Kalahari Desert, Africa
The Kalahari Desert is located mainly in Botswana and its boundaries are the Orange River and the Okavango. The soil of the desert is covered with reddish grass and shrubs, in the east mostly sandy soil. On flat surfaces red and white sands that make up the gentle dunes. In the north there are woodlands, grasslands with acacias and baobabs. There is 1000 mm of rainfall per year. But the south is not as thick. The specy of tree which predomines in the desert is the shrub savanna. The...
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