Asked in Deserts
What are the prevailing winds that affect the Sahara desert?
The prevailing winds that affect the Sahara Desert are what determine the precipitation. The dry air affects the moisture. ...
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What are the similarities between Antarctica and the Sahara Desert?
Both are deserts that receive little precipitation each year. The Sahara is a hot desert whie the Antarctic is a cold desert. ...
Asked in Antarctica, Deserts
Is there low precipitation in Sahara desert and Antarctica?
A desert is defined as a region that receives less than 10 inches (250 mm) of annual precipitation on average. Both the Sahara and Antarctica receive even less precipitation so are considered as deserts. ...
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Is the Sahara desert the Kalahari desert or the Gobi desert the largest in the world?
Out of the deserts in the list, the Sahara is the largest. However, bearing in mind that a desert is defined as an area where less than 250mm of precipitation fall annually, the largest desert in the world is actually Antarctica. ...
Asked in Ecosystems, Deserts
What is the average precipitation amounts in the desert?
The average precipitation amounts in the Sahara Desert is less than one-half of an inch every month of the year. It very rarely rains in deserts. ...
Asked in Sahara Desert
Is the Sahara desert the biggest desert?
No, actually. The Antarctic Desert is the largest desert, though some geographers disagree. A desert is determined by its annual precipitation, and Antarctica is definitely a dry cold area. Deserts are normally divided into "cold" and "hot" deserts. The Sahara is the largest hot desert and Antarctica the largest cold desert The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert on Earth, but the largest desert overall is the Antarctic....
Asked in Landforms
The Sahara Desert covers much of the northern part of?
The Sahara Desert covers most of North Africa. The Sahara Desert is the largest subtropical hot desert and third largest desert in the world, after Antarctica and the Arctic. ...
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What are the similarities between Sahara and Ladakh Desert?
The only similarity is that both receive limited precipitation. The Sahara is a huge, hot desert located in northern Africa. The Ladakh is a cold, high mountain plateau desert in northern India, ...