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Where is a subtropical desert?

Subtropical Deserts
They are found in Asia, Australia, Africa and North and South America. In the United States, the Chihuahuan, Sonoran and Mojave are all subtropical deserts. Subtropical deserts are very hot and dry in the summer and cooler but still dry in the winter.

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Just so, what is subtropical desert?

A subtropical desert is a type of ecosystem, or biome that is characterized by high temperatures, very low precipitation and warm soils. Examples of these types of deserts are the Mojave, Sonoran, Chihuahuan, Sahara and the Great Victoria Deserts.

Also, is the Sahara a subtropical desert? Non-Polar Deserts The largest is the Sahara Desert, a subtropical desert in northern Africa. It covers a surface area of about 3.5 million square miles.

Also to know is, how does a subtropical desert form?

Subtropical deserts are caused by the circulation patterns of air masses. Hot, moist air rises into the atmosphere near the Equator. As the air rises, it cools and drops its moisture as heavy tropical rains. The resulting cooler, drier air mass moves away from the Equator.

Where is the desert biome located Minecraft?

In Minecraft, the Desert is a biome in the Overworld. It is found more commonly than the Mesa. It is a very dry area that is made up of sand, cacti, and dead bushes. Along the sides of the rivers, you can sometimes find sugar canes growing.

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