Geography - Hot Deserts (Thar Desert)

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Deserts (Thar Desert)

-What is a Desert?

-Where Are Hot Deserts Found?

-Characteristics of Hot Deserts

-Soils in Hot Deserts

-How Do We Use Deserts?

-The Thar Desert

  • where is the Thar Desert?
  • development challenges in the Thar Desert
  • opportunities for development in the Thar Desert

-Desertification

  • what is desertification?
  • which areas are vulnerable to desertification?
  • causes of desertification

1.   overcultivation

2.   wars

3.   population growth

4.   deforestation

5.   location in high pressure zones (limiting rainfall)

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