Firefly Guide to Deserts
Andrew Warren, Tony Allan
Firefly Books, 2006 - Nature - 208 pages
A richly illustrated and comprehensive survey of the world's great desert regions.
This compact reference begins by defining deserts and the climatic conditions that bring about their existence. With spectacular photographs, the authors examine the various desert landscapes and the effects that wind and water have upon these ever-changing environments. Other features include:
Guide to Deserts also includes a 150-page atlas section mapping the world's deserts region by region and charting area, resources and threats -- both natural and those caused by human beings. At home, at the office, in school or for travelers on the go, this portable guide is an ideal resource.
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