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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What Are the Three Main Deserts in Australia?

Australia is one of the world's driest continents. Nearly 50 percent of the landmass receives less than 10 inches of rain annually. More than 18 percent of the continent, 529,000 square miles, is a... Read More »

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 tropical deserts located?

Tropical deserts are found in Baja California, central Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Peru, the African Sahara and Namibia deserts, parts of Pakistan and India, and the Alice Springs region of Australia... Read More »