Land far from ocean moisture can be very dry the gobi

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Unformatted text preview: Air loses moisture as it crosses continents. •  Land far from ocean moisture can be very dry. •  The Gobi Desert in Mongolia is a prime example. Polar Deserts Above 66º N and S latitudes there is little air moisture. –  Air circulation carries dry air to polar regions. –  It is so cold; the air can t hold moisture. Desert Life •  Surface processes help characterize desert landscapes. –  Erosion by water and wind –  Chemical weathering –  Soil formation –  Sedimentation •  These processes result in unique ecosystems. Desert Life Desert Life Bactrian Camel...
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