Deserts of africa map. A desert is a landscape or region that receives very little precipitation less than 250 mm per year about ten inches. Mt kilimanjaro is the highest peak of the continent and sahara desert is the worlds largest desert. The physical map of africa depicts various geographical features of the continent such as mountains deserts rivers lakes plateaus. The physical map of africa showing major geographical features like elevations mountain ranges deserts seas lakes plateaus peninsulas rivers plains some regions with vegetations or forest landforms and other topographic features.
A peninsula named horn of africa forms. Africa is a diverse collection of landforms mountains deserts rivers forests and others. Africa the planets 2nd largest continent and the second most populous continent after asia includes 54 individual countries and western sahara a member state of the african union whose statehood is disputed by morocco. Purchase our innovative new research products here.
Africa is bounded by the atlantic ocean on the west the indian ocean on the east the mediterranean sea on the north and the red sea on the northeast. Mediterranean sea forms the separation between europe and africa. Trade wind deserts occur either side of the horse latitudes at 300 to 350 north and south. Cura south wales project here.
Further reading here on food and food deserts. Our expansive list of the deserts of the world. A map showing the generalized location of earths ten largest deserts and a table of over 20 major deserts. Approximately 13 of earths land surface is a desert.
Exlpore the desert of the world map with information on each subtropical cool coastal and artic desert. Deserts are also classified according to their geographical location and dominant weather pattern as trade wind mid latitude rain shadow coastal monsoon or polar deserts. Click this link to visit our bookshop.