Deserts of north america map. Exlpore the desert of the world map with information on each subtropical cool coastal and artic desert. Further reading here on food and food deserts. The north american continent is made up of 23 different countries and 9 dependent territories. North america is the third largest continent and is also a portion of the second largest supercontinent if north and south america are combined into the americas and africa europe and asia are considered to be part of one supercontinent called afro eurasia.
A bountiful land of eye popping landscapes sprawling cities and adventure at every turn north america combines the wonders of nature and man together into an unbeatable package. Cura south wales project here. Our expansive list of the deserts of the world. There is a lot here and many outside the region miss it.
North america is a continent entirely within the northern hemisphere and almost all within the western hemisphere. Purchase our innovative new research products here. Ancient mexico overlooked vast canada and varied united states. It receives under 2 inches of precipitation every year which makes this desert the driest in north america.
Click this link to visit our bookshop. Polar deserts are a category of cold deserts whose precipitation occasionally occurs in form of snow due to the limited moisture in the air and are localized to the polar regions of the earth.