10 Fun Desert Facts for Geography Awareness Week

Imagine a desert. What do you see? Most people probably envision a hot and barren landscape. Perhaps it is covered by flowing sand dunes. Covering over a quarter of the world’s land surface, deserts come in many shapes and sizes. Here are ten fun facts designed to clear up some misconceptions about these dry landscapes and highlight some of the world’s more extraordinary deserts.  31 October, 2018