Where are the cold deserts located?

Answer The Antarctic and the Nearctic region, which includes Greenland, Canada's Arctic islands and most of North America, contain the world's cold deserts, according to the University of California Museu... Read More »

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Where are the hot deserts located?

According to Marietta College, the hot, or subtropical deserts, are mostly located at 30 degrees north or south latitude. These locations include the southwestern United States, northern Africa and... Read More »

Where are most deserts located?

Most deserts lie between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer in an area known as the Tropics or the Torrid Zone. The Tropic of Capricorn is south of the equator at latitude 23.5 degree... Read More »

Where are coastal deserts located?

The coastal deserts lie on the western coast of Africa and North and South America near the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. They occupy a strip of coastal land in Chile and Peru, the... Read More »

Where are the main deserts located?

Deserts are classified as "arid land with usually sparse vegetation." They main desert classifications are:Polar, which includes the Antarctic and Arctic regions of the North and South Poles, subtr... Read More »