Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Desert Climate

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_493

This climate type is usually found in inland areas and is characterised by droughts, extremely arid conditions, summer heat, scarce rainfall, large seasonal and daily temperature variations, and frequent sandstorms, and all these parameters cause the formation of the extensive desert landscapes.

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