1013-001%2021%20-%20Ch%204%20Deserts

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GEO 1013 Third Planet Ch 4 – Deserts
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EXAM 2 Scantron form X-101864 o Wednesday 3/7 o This class room & at our normal time o Need ParSCORE No. X-101864 test form o Covers o Chapter 3 o Running Water o Groundwater o Mass Wasting o Chapter 4 o o 50 questions/multiple guess Fill out ID section
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Deserts Dry regions cover 30 percent of Earth’s land surface Distribution and causes of dry lands Two climatic types are commonly recognized Desert or arid Steppe or semiarid
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Desert and steppe regions of the world
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Deserts Dry lands are concentrated in two regions Subtropics Low-latitude deserts Areas of high pressure and sinking air that is compressed and warmed
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Deserts Dry lands are concentrated in two regions Middle-latitudes Located in the deep interiors of continents High mountains in the path of the prevailing winds produce a rainshadow desert
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Rainshadow desert
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Deserts Role of water in arid climates Most streambeds are dry most of the
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