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Deserts: Geology and Resources

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By: AS Walker

US Geological Survey

Paperback | #141382
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About this book

Is a booklet containing facts of desert formation and their characteristics. Other information included is how they are created and the types of plant and animal life that exist in a desert terrain. Topics covered are: what is a desert?; how the atmosphere influences aridity; where deserts form; types of deserts; desert features; eolian processes; types of dunes; remote sensing of arid lands; mineral resources in deserts; and desertification.


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