Geography Hot deserts

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  • Created on: 15-11-19 20:46

Hot deserts

deserts are dry land, can be hot like the sahara n cold like antartica, but all recieve less than 250mm of rainfall per year, mostly found in a belt between approx 30 degrees north and 30 degrees south

characterisitics of hot deserts 

very low rainfall

extreme temp range- lack of cloud cover allows daytime temp, but very cold nights

soils tend to be sandy or stony, limited leafy vegetation means little organic matter

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