Extreme Enviroments Quiz

General Quiz on deserts.

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  • Created on: 18-05-11 20:17
2. Where are hot deserts found close to?
They are found close to the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.
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3. Name 4 deserts in Australia
Great Sandy Desert, Gibson Desert, Great Victoria desert, Simpson desert
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4. Why are hot deserts located where they are located?
It’s all to do with how near different parts of the earth are to the sun.
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5. What is the definition of a desert?
A desert is defined as an area that has an average rainfall of less than 250mm (25cm) a year.
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1. Where are hot deserts located?
The hot deserts of the world are located between 15°and 30° of latitude north or south of the equator.
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What are the 4 types of hot deserts?
6. Trade Wind Desert/High pressure desert, Rain Shadow Desert, Coastal Desert, Inland Desert
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Emma

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Quite easy!! need some more q's :)

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