Guide to Deserts : Guide to Deserts is an authoritative guide to the world's deserts. Detailed illustrations accompany concise information on desert development, threats arising from increased desertification, and what can be done to counter the impact of climate change. This comprehensive resource explains the fascinating ecology of deserts with detailed sections on how plants, animals and human societies have adapted to survive in deserts and exploit their natural resources. Detailed, full color maps of the world's major deserts. List of desert locations to visit for archeological, cultural and historic features. More than 170 color photographs and informative illustrations.
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