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tropical steppe and desert climate zone


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A very hot, dry tropical climate zone beyond the tropical wet‐and‐dry climate zone, at higher latitudes, dominated by relatively stable subtropical high pressure cells throughout the year. Many of the world's great deserts (including the Sahara, the Sonoran, and the Great Australian) are found in this climate zone.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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