Atlas of the World's Deserts


Divided into chapters that concentrate on particular aspects of the deserts, their geology, life forms, history and future, "Atlas of the World's Deserts describes the hostile and extreme environments that cover more than a seventh of the world's surface. Lavish photographs capture the stark beauty of the desert's colors and light; maps show the varying topography of different regions; and the excellent text describes some of nature's most remarkable adaptations and humanity's most resourceful communities.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003


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