Desert Facts – 75 Interesting Facts About The Desert

Facts about the desert

Gobi desert in Asia is very cold.

Temperature at Sahara desert can reach up to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

Google hires a camel to get the street view of the desert.

Every year about 46,000 square miles of arable land turn to desert due to climate change and deforestation.

Areas covered in snow are called as cold deserts sometimes, compared to hot deserts in warmer areas.

Desert plants have padded leaves that store water during drought.

Sahara Desert is expanding at the rate of 30 miles per year.

There are oases in deserts; it is a wet area where there is a river or pond.

Camels can go without water for a week. A thirsty camel can drink 30 gallons of water in less than 15 minutes.

Mojave Desert is home to Death Valley, it is the lowest, driest and hottest place in North America.