Location: Worldwide … largest … Sahara, extending over almost the entire northern 1/3rd of the African Continent.
Characteristics: Yearly rainfall is not usually going to be more than 10in., Temps. vary widely from daytime heat and nighttime cool and also from season to season. Desert climates make up close to a 1/3rd of the Earth’s total land area.
Vegetation: very little – scrub and cacti, in areas w/ an underground spring (oasis) you also will find this area to have lush vegetation.