Arid Physical Landscape

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Arid Physical Landscape

  1. 1. Physical Landscape: Arid Krizia C., Arin K. and Aaron S.
  2. 2. How deserts are put in use by humans <ul><li>Solar farms </li></ul><ul><li>Waste disposal </li></ul><ul><li>Nuclear testing </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul>
  3. 3. Outcrops <ul><li>An exposure of bedrock or superficial deposits on the surface of the Earth </li></ul>
  4. 4. Outcrops Panola Mountain Conservation Park, Georgia
  5. 5. Dunes <ul><li>A hill of sand formed by wind </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dunes Kelso Dunes, California
  7. 7. Dry lakebeds <ul><li>Temporary lake in a region that has no outlet to the sea </li></ul>
  8. 8. Dry lakebeds El Mirage
  9. 9. Oasis <ul><li>An isolated area of vegetation in a desert, typically surrounding a water source </li></ul><ul><li>Provides habitat for animals (sometimes even human) </li></ul><ul><li>Critical site for trade, transportation and tourism </li></ul>
  10. 10. Oasis Huachachina, Peru
  11. 11. Alluvial Fans <ul><li>A fan-shaped mass of alluvium as the flow of a river decreases in velocity </li></ul><ul><li>Alluvium: water-transported material (clay, silt, sand, gravel) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Alluvial Fans Mojave Desert, California
  13. 13. THE END 

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