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North American Deserts

This page contains basic information on the four North American Deserts: the Chihuahuan, Great Basin, Mojave, and the Sonoran.






The desert is a fragile environment. Deserts may seem more resilient than forest areas, but that is not true. Due to the scarcity of water, vegetation, and organic soils, these arid lands are particularly susceptible to physical damage from recreational use.

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