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Beginners Guide to Deserts on
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Deserts often appear as a yellowish brown or tan color. The ridges you see are wind blown sand dunes.

Satellite image of Namib Desert
Namib Desert, Namibia.

Satellite image of An Nafud Desert
An Nafud Desert, Saudi Arabia.

Satellite image of Taklimakan Shamo Desert
Taklimakan Shamo Desert, China.



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