Sicence Proj

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Sicence Proj

  1. 2. <ul><li>The Great Victoria Desert is the largest desert in Australian and it is also the 3 rd largest desert in the world. After the Sharer and the Arabian desert . </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Victoria Desert is 700km/ 435miles from west to east with the western part belonging to western Australia . </li></ul>Size and location
  2. 3. <ul><li>The Great Victoria Desert in Australian was first crossed by the European explorer Ernest Giles in 1875 and he named it after queen Victoria. </li></ul><ul><li>David Lindsey's expedition crossed the area from north to south in 1891 and there were 3 more explored to cross that desert to. </li></ul>History
  3. 4. <ul><li>The Great Victoria Desert receives only little rain, though not as little as one might suspect for a desert. </li></ul><ul><li>The rainfall range is 200-250mm a year, the rain is unreliable . </li></ul><ul><li>The summer are hot, anything between. 20 and 40c (90-105f). </li></ul><ul><li>Winter temperatures range from a comfortable 20 to 25c, nights can be freezing. </li></ul>Climate
  4. 5. PIctures The Great Victoria Desert
  5. 6. <ul><li>The amount of vegetation may surprise you. </li></ul><ul><li>Australia has always been a dry continent, and the plants are well adapted to living with very little water you will find a huge variety of shrubs and smaller plants when it does rain the transformation is total the dessert bursts in to bloom seemingly over night. </li></ul>Environment
  6. 7. GREAT VICTORIA DESERT BY, KELLIANN DEROSA & DAVID TRAN

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