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6 terms
deserts
vegetation
desert
cactus
explode
all the plants or plant life of a place,
a place on earth that is very dry
plant that has fleshy, leafless, usually spiny stems, and typ…
to burst, fly into pieces, or break up violently with a loud…
vegetation
all the plants or plant life of a place,
desert
a place on earth that is very dry
12 terms
Deserts
Antarctica
Sahara
Atacama
Kalahari
-covered with (solid) water... -its tallest mountain (Vinson Mas…
-world's second largest desert, but its largest hot desert... -i…
- the driest (hot) desert in the world. The desert was the pr…
-known for its red sand, large game reserves (meerkats, gemsb…
Antarctica
-covered with (solid) water... -its tallest mountain (Vinson Mas…
Sahara
-world's second largest desert, but its largest hot desert... -i…
Deserts
Arid
Deposition
Desert
Groundwater
Having little rainfall to support vegetation
The laying down of material carried by rivers, wind, ice, oce…
An area that receives less than 250 millimetres of rainfall a…
Water held under the surface of the Earth that has seeped thr…
Arid
Having little rainfall to support vegetation
Deposition
The laying down of material carried by rivers, wind, ice, oce…
15 terms
Deserts
sand
pollution
reduce
harm
rock broken into very small pieces
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
to make smaller
hurt
sand
rock broken into very small pieces
pollution
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
17 terms
Deserts
Arid
Deposition
Desert
Groundwater
Having little rainfall to support vegetation.
The laying down of material carried by rivers, wind, ice, oce…
An area that receives less than 250 millimetres of rainfall a…
Water held under the surface of the Earth that has seeped thr…
Arid
Having little rainfall to support vegetation.
Deposition
The laying down of material carried by rivers, wind, ice, oce…
9 terms
Deserts
Atacama
Kalahari
Mojave
Australian
Atacama
Kalahari
Deserts
deserts are areas with _________ clima…
deserts usually get less then ______ i…
deserts cover _____% of the Earth's su…
two types of deserts:
dry
10
30
low latitude, rainshadow
deserts are areas with _________ clima…
dry
deserts usually get less then ______ i…
10
DESERTS
camel
desert
aerial
expedition
from a plane
an organized journey with a particular purpose, especially to…
camel
desert
8 terms
Deserts
kalahari desert
desert
dune
Sahara desert
a high, vast desert in southern Africa
a dry area of land covered with sand
a ridge of sand in the desert
The largest desert in the world
kalahari desert
a high, vast desert in southern Africa
desert
a dry area of land covered with sand
10 terms
Deserts
Atacama Desert
Death Valley
Gobi Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Atacama Desert
Death Valley
30 terms
Deserts
deserts
low latitude (high pressure) deserts
low latitude (coastal) deserts
continental interior deserts
regions that have an arid (dry) climate, high proportion of e…
sahara, arabian, kalahari, and great sandy
baja california, atacama, and namib
turkestan, gobi, and simpson
deserts
regions that have an arid (dry) climate, high proportion of e…
low latitude (high pressure) deserts
sahara, arabian, kalahari, and great sandy
26 terms
Deserts
Cake
Strawberry Cake
Carrot Cake
Blueberry Cake
El pastel
la tarta de fresa
Pastel de zanahoria
Torta del arándano
Cake
El pastel
Strawberry Cake
la tarta de fresa
17 terms
Deserts
aeolian
arable
arid
atmospheric pressure
processes to do with the wind
land that is capable of growing crops
dry, parched climate or land
the weight of the air on the Earth's surface
aeolian
processes to do with the wind
arable
land that is capable of growing crops
16 terms
Deserts
1.1 What are deserts?
1.2 In what climate zone are most dese…
1.3 What is the largest desert in the…
2.1 Name the three items that can cove…
Deserts are places that get fewer than 10 inches of rain per…
Most deserts are found in tropical climates.
The Sahara Desert is the largest desert in the world. The Sah…
The three items that can cover deserts are sand, mountains,an…
1.1 What are deserts?
Deserts are places that get fewer than 10 inches of rain per…
1.2 In what climate zone are most dese…
Most deserts are found in tropical climates.
10 terms
Deserts
Land Area
Climate
Arid
Europe
Covers1/5 of Earth's land
Hot or Cold
Less than 10" of rain/year
No deserts
Land Area
Covers1/5 of Earth's land
Climate
Hot or Cold
20 terms
Deserts
Silver Bluestem... Poaceae Andropoganeae…
Tanglehead... Poaceae Andropoganeae... Heter…
Black Grama... Poaceae Cynodonteae... Boutel…
Hairy Grama... Poaceae Cynodonteae... Boutel…
Look at awn
Braided ponytail... Bluish red
Hair tufts where comb starts
Spikelets at the end w/ needle pointing out
Silver Bluestem... Poaceae Andropoganeae…
Look at awn
Tanglehead... Poaceae Andropoganeae... Heter…
Braided ponytail... Bluish red
19 terms
Deserts
Desert
What is the predominant force is shapi…
Where are deserts found?
Rain Shadow
any arid region that receives less than 25 cm or 10 in of pre…
Running Water
Deserts can be found anywhere that the atmosphere (air) is us…
deserts form downwind of where moist air rises over high moun…
Desert
any arid region that receives less than 25 cm or 10 in of pre…
What is the predominant force is shapi…
Running Water
11 terms
deserts
Sahara
patagonian
Australian
Atacama
North africa
to the east of the atacama
inland Australia
west side of South America
Sahara
North africa
patagonian
to the east of the atacama
Deserts
State some key features of a desert.
where are deserts found?
What were some long term responses to…
Define the term focus.
*The day temperature may reach 50°, when at night it may fall…
In areas of high pressure!
1) Sea walls have been built ... 2) Buildings are all constructe…
Is the location where the earthquake begins!
State some key features of a desert.
*The day temperature may reach 50°, when at night it may fall…
where are deserts found?
In areas of high pressure!
5 terms
Deserts
List the 4 causes for a desert.
what is Deflation?
What is the Desert pavement?
what are Ventifacts?
1. Hadley Cell - Global air circulation pattern (cold air can…
wind erosion in the deserts
deflation creates desert pavement (where rocks creates a "nat…
naturally sand blasted rocks, flat side facing to the wind
List the 4 causes for a desert.
1. Hadley Cell - Global air circulation pattern (cold air can…
what is Deflation?
wind erosion in the deserts
Deserts
What is a desert?
What makes a dry climate?
Where are deserts concentrated?
T or F : cold air can hold more moistu…
Dry places with dry climates (does NOT have to be hot, just d…
Yearly rain is less than evaporation
In sub-tropics, mid-latitudes, and polar regions
False : warm air holds more moisture
What is a desert?
Dry places with dry climates (does NOT have to be hot, just d…
What makes a dry climate?
Yearly rain is less than evaporation
Deserts
Where are deserts located ?
What causes deserts to form?
What is the climate of a desert ?
What are the adaptations of the cactus…
Sahara : As warm air at the equator rises it seperates to go…
Deserts are extremely dry (arid) places. ... True deserts normal…
Tend to be fairly fat fleshy plants that are able to store wa…
Where are deserts located ?
What causes deserts to form?
Sahara : As warm air at the equator rises it seperates to go…
28 terms
Deserts
What is a desert?
precipitation
How much precipitation do most deserts…
What is the highest desert temperature…
Barren land with SPARSE vegetation and little precipitation (…
moisture in the form of rain, snow, hail, or sleet
Less than ten inches
136 degrees in the Sahara
What is a desert?
Barren land with SPARSE vegetation and little precipitation (…
precipitation
moisture in the form of rain, snow, hail, or sleet
36 terms
Deserts
Deserts Characterisitcs
Air Movement Movement is
Zone of no- movement
• Size Categories
o Wind velocity increases with height above ground ... o Less fr…
Forward across land surface ... Upward, downward, side to side
Air moves very little if at all
o Sand ... o Dust
Deserts Characterisitcs
o Wind velocity increases with height above ground ... o Less fr…
Air Movement Movement is
Forward across land surface ... Upward, downward, side to side
11 terms
Les deserts
Tarte
Mousse
Chocolat
Limon
Tart
Mousse
Chocolate
Lemon
Tarte
Tart
Mousse
Mousse
16 terms
Desert
Gila Monster
Cactus
Camel
Meerkat
I am a producer, I make my own food, however I get my energy…
I am an Herbivore, I like to eats grass, plants, seeds, dry l…
I am a Omnivore, I like to eat plants, lizards, snakes, scorp…
Gila Monster
Cactus
I am a producer, I make my own food, however I get my energy…
15 terms
Deserts
Desert
Eolian
Arroyo
Alluvial fan
a dry region with less than 25 cm of precipitation per year
landscape influenced by land
a steep-sided watercourse with nearly a flat floor, usually d…
triangle-shaped deposit of gravel and other sediments, create…
Desert
a dry region with less than 25 cm of precipitation per year
Eolian
landscape influenced by land
12 terms
Deserts
Antarctica
Sahara Desert
Atacama Desert
Kalahari Desert
(5.4 million sq. mi.) Because it is covered with (solid) wate…
(Northern Africa; 3.5 million sq. mi.) The Sahara is the worl…
Chile; 70,000 sq. mi.) The Atacama's chief claim to fame is t…
(Botswana, Namibia, South Africa; 360,000 sq. mi.) The Kalaha…
Antarctica
(5.4 million sq. mi.) Because it is covered with (solid) wate…
Sahara Desert
(Northern Africa; 3.5 million sq. mi.) The Sahara is the worl…
Deserts
South America
Africa
East Soth America
China
Atacama
Sahara
Patagonian
Gobi
South America
Atacama
Africa
Sahara
Deserts
The best chocolate cake ever
Old fashioned banana pudding
Homemade carrot cake
Lucilles perfect peach cobbler
Creamy fuge frosting
Fresh bananas in creamy pud vanilla wafers, whipped cream
Cream cheese frosting toasted walnuts, warm caramel & chocolate
Baked sweet peaches crumb biscuit topping
The best chocolate cake ever
Creamy fuge frosting
Old fashioned banana pudding
Fresh bananas in creamy pud vanilla wafers, whipped cream
Deserts
Chocolate Goblet Sundae
Strawberry Shortcake Sundae
New York Cheesecake
Apple Crumble Skillet
$4.99
$4.99
$5.99
$5.99
Chocolate Goblet Sundae
$4.99
Strawberry Shortcake Sundae
$4.99
5 terms
Deserts
Dolce al cioccolato
Tiramisu
Panna cotta
Cannoli
Warm chocolate cake with chocolate sauce and ice cream
Coffee marsala sponge cake
Vanilla and raspberry panna cotta with berries
Lemon and ricotta filled cannoli, pistachio praline, honey
Dolce al cioccolato
Warm chocolate cake with chocolate sauce and ice cream
Tiramisu
Coffee marsala sponge cake
13 terms
Deserts
TUNDRA
A MAJOR CHARICTORISTIC OF THE TUNDRA
FROZEN FOR ALL 8WEEKS OF THE YEAR
_______ do not grow in the tundra beca…
A COLD AND LARGLY TREELESS BIOME
THE PRESENCE OF PERMAFROST, A PERMANENT FROZEN LAYER OF SOIL…
EVEN THE SURFACE SOIL ABOVE PERMAFROST REMAINS
TREES, COLD, THE ROOTS FROM PENETRATING FAR INTO THE SOIL
TUNDRA
A COLD AND LARGLY TREELESS BIOME
A MAJOR CHARICTORISTIC OF THE TUNDRA
THE PRESENCE OF PERMAFROST, A PERMANENT FROZEN LAYER OF SOIL…
10 terms
Deserts
Egypt
Australia
Northern China/ Mongolia
Northern Africa
Arabian Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Gobi Desert
Sahara Desert
Egypt
Arabian Desert
Australia
Great Sandy Desert
Deserts
Antarctica (5.4 million sq. mi.
Sahara Desert (Northern Africa; 3.5 mi…
Atacama Desert (Chile; 70,000 sq. mi.
Kalahari Desert (Botswana, Namibia, So…
Because it is covered with (solid) water, it is somewhat surp…
The Sahara is the world's second largest desert, but its larg…
The Atacama's chief claim to fame is the rain shadow of the A…
The Kalahari is a large region, not all of which is arid enou…
Antarctica (5.4 million sq. mi.
Because it is covered with (solid) water, it is somewhat surp…
Sahara Desert (Northern Africa; 3.5 mi…
The Sahara is the world's second largest desert, but its larg…
Deserts
exist
wilderness
barren
lush
არსებობა
ველური ბუნება
უნაყოფო
ნაყოფიანი,აყვავებული
exist
არსებობა
wilderness
ველური ბუნება
16 terms
Deserts
Hot deserts
cold deserts
Subtropical deserts
rain shadow desert
low latitudes... low elevations... often far from ocean
high latitudes ... high elevations ... near cold ocean currents
-largest (Sahara, Arabian)... -form from atmospheric convection…
moist ocean winds are driven up and over mountains, where it…
Hot deserts
low latitudes... low elevations... often far from ocean
cold deserts
high latitudes ... high elevations ... near cold ocean currents
8 terms
Deserts
el flan
el helado
el bizcocho
el pastel
flan
ice cream
cake
cake
el flan
flan
el helado
ice cream
24 terms
Deserts
Tundra
Arid
Hot Desert
Cold Desert
An extremely cold, dry biome climate region characterized by…
Extremely dry
Are deserts that have high temperatures and lack vegetation.
Are deserts that have low temperatures and long winters.
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome climate region characterized by…
Arid
Extremely dry
27 terms
Deserts
25%
15%
Evaporation prevents permanent surface…
Annual rainfall amounts to less than
How much of land covered with deserts
Vegetation covers less than_____of its surface.
Land is so arid that...
10" / 25cm
25%
How much of land covered with deserts
15%
Vegetation covers less than_____of its surface.
15 terms
Deserts
Desert
Precipitation
Map
Globe
a dry place that gets less than 10 inches of precipitation a…
rain, sleet, snow, or hail
2 dimensional or flat picture of the land
3 dimensional or solid picture of the land
Desert
a dry place that gets less than 10 inches of precipitation a…
Precipitation
rain, sleet, snow, or hail
11 terms
Deserts
Sahara
Kalahari
Gobi
Arabian
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50 terms
Deserts
Atacama
Patagonian
Vizcaino
Sahara
West, South America
South, South America
West, North America
North Africa
Atacama
West, South America
Patagonian
South, South America
Deserts
Postres
Biscocho
Torta
Pastel
Deserts
Cake
Sanswich
Pie, Cake
Postres
Deserts
Biscocho
Cake
deserts
desert
development and distribution of deserts
air circulation patterns
topography
arid; lack of moisture <25cm/yr (10"). 30% of earth
air circulation patterns, topography, distance from ocean, pr…
recall, solar radiation and the earth's rotation drive wind a…
deserts develop on the leeward side of mountain
desert
arid; lack of moisture <25cm/yr (10"). 30% of earth
development and distribution of deserts
air circulation patterns, topography, distance from ocean, pr…
5 terms
deserts
D6
D7
D8
D9
Mojave Desert
Sonoran Desert
Chihuahuan Desert
Death Valley
D6
Mojave Desert
D7
Sonoran Desert
25 terms
Deserts
A crescent shaped dune common on sea s…
the removal of fine grainer material f…
a coalesced set of alluvial fans
the latitudes where most desert areas…
parabolic
deflation
bajada
horse
A crescent shaped dune common on sea s…
parabolic
the removal of fine grainer material f…
deflation
10 terms
déserts
désert de Gobi
Le désert Mojave
Le désert du Namib
Le Sahara
Entre le nord de la Chine et le sud de la Mongolie
Californie et sur une partie du Nevada et de l'Arizona
Namibie
dix pays : le Maroc, la Mauritanie, le Tchad, le Soudan, l'Al…
désert de Gobi
Entre le nord de la Chine et le sud de la Mongolie
Le désert Mojave
Californie et sur une partie du Nevada et de l'Arizona
17 terms
Deserts
Rud' al-Khali Desert
Sahara Desert
Antarctica Desert
Atacama Desert
Means "Empty Quarter" and located in the Arabian Peninsula, a…
The world's second largest desert, but is the largest hot des…
The worlds largest desert, at 5.4 million square miles that i…
Knows as the driest non-polar desert in the world, is a plate…
Rud' al-Khali Desert
Means "Empty Quarter" and located in the Arabian Peninsula, a…
Sahara Desert
The world's second largest desert, but is the largest hot des…
15 terms
Deserts
Kalahari
Great Victoria
Patagonian
Chihuahuan
Africa
Australia
South America
North America
Kalahari
Africa
Great Victoria
Australia
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