Where are the main deserts located?

Answer 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 »

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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 temperate deserts located?

According to the Desert Biome Project at the Department of Biology and Environmental Science at Marietta College, the world's temperate deserts are distributed primarily throughout the midwestern p... 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 deserts located in the world?

Deserts can be found all over the world. More prominent examples include the Sahara Desert in Africa, the Mojave Desert in North America, and the Atacama Desert in South America, notorious as the d... Read More »