Deserts

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Infobase Publishing, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 201 pages
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Offers information on some of the world's deserts: the lowest point in North America, to the Libyan desert, to Antarctica's vast polar deserts, which have not had ice cover for thousands of years. This book reveals why these landforms are never static, but always changing.
 

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Contents

Origin of the Landform
1
Deserts of North America
5
Sonoran Desert
7
Mojave Desert
34
Great Basin Desert
56
Chihuahuan desert
72
Deserts around the World
91
Sahara Desert
93
Australian Deserts
133
Gobi Desert
142
Atacama
153
Color Insert
161
Glossary
163
Books
167
Web Sites
169
Index
171

Arabian Desert
110
Kalahari Desert
121

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