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Introduction to the Hot Desert Biome

Biomes are defined as large world regions in which the life cycles of plants, animals, climate and soil are all linked to one another. Example: The desert biome. The hot deserts are generally located in tropical and sub-tropical zones between 15° and 30° north and south of the equator. Most… Continue Reading →

Why are deserts hot by day & cold by night?

In the deserts the sunrays reach the surface of the earth at almost right angles during summertime. The heat is therefore concentrated over small areas of ground which gives great heat. Daytime temperatures are high due to no cloud or humility to help block the sun rays  The absence of vegetation and water… Continue Reading →