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18.4: Activity 18C - Identifying Desert Categories

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  • 1. California is home to two of the three major desert categories discussed in this manual. Using the map of California (Figure 18.25) below,

    a. Identify the desert category where G is located:

    b. Identify the desert category where H is located:

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    Figure 18.25: Landforms for Question 1, Activity 18C.

    2. California does not have a polar desert. In the reading above Antarctica is discussed as a major polar desert. Complete a simple Google search and identify a different polar desert somewhere else in the world.

    a. Polar desert name:

    b. Approximate latitude and longitude:

    3. Complete a simple Google search and identify a desert not discussed in this lab and not present in California.

    a. Desert name:

    b. Country/State/Province location:

    c. Approximate latitude and longitude:

    d. Identify something unique or unusual about your desert selection:

    Attributions

    • Figure 18.25: “Eureka Dune Field” (CC-BY 4.0; Chloe Branciforte via Google Earth, own work)​
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