This is an image of dry ground on Earth.
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Claudia Alexander, NASA/JPL
Soils are part of the surface of the Earth. Soils in a desert have no water. There are not many plants which can survive in a desert.
Major deserts of the world are:
- Sahara - Africa
- Sudan - Africa
- Khalahari - Africa
- Mohave - North America
- Chihuahuan Desert - North America
- Great Basin Desert - North America
- Sonoran Desert - North America
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