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A ________ is an intermittent stream channel in the dry land areas of the western United States.
Which of the following best describes the climatic factors that cause low latitude deserts like the Sahara in Africa?
cool, dry air aloft is descending; surface winds are blowing toward the equator
________ have rainfall amounts and soil moisture contents between those of true deserts and humid lands.
Despite infrequent rainfalls, erosional and depositional forces are important in desert landscapes
In which area would surface water most effectively infiltrate into the local groundwater system?
streams flowing in the numerous channels of an alluvial fan
Deserts between 30 and 45 degrees of latitude are more extensive in the southern hemisphere than in the northern hemisphere.
What is a low-latitude desert characterized by high atmospheric pressures and descending air masses
Sahara Desert; northern Africa
Wind turbines 10 meters above the ground surface are subjected to relatively little abrasion by blowing sand.
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