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Sunlight bounces off Arctic sea ice. Credit: wasifmalik/Flickr.

The Lut Desert of Iran, as observed from space by NASA's Earth Observatory. Credit

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The sheared area of the northeast side of Scar Inlet Ice Shelf is visible in this photograph, looking south from Cape Disappointment. Photo credit: Ted ...

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Scientists gauging the hardness of tundra on Alaska's North Slope, 2004 (A. Revkin)

The central core of the desert, which is extremely arid, experiences an annual rainfall of less than 1 mm (0.04 in).

Sand dunes in the Rub' al Khali ("Empty quarter") in the United Arab Emirates

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The Largest Deserts -Antarctic Desert (5.5 Million Square Miles) Credit: Armin Rose

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Aerial view of Makhtesh Ramon, an erosion cirque of a type unique to the Negev

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The Arctic and Antarctica prove that a desert is not, by default, hot (Aurora Expeditions) Photo: Steppes Travel

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A walrus sits on top of ice.


Seriously overgrazed (Ejido) communal land Chihuahua Desert Coahuila, Mexico

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Victoria Desert

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A scientist testing wetland pools to monitor changes in pH Cuatrocienigas Chihuahua Desert, Mexico

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Persistent winds shape the surface of East Antarctica's snow into small dune forms called 'sastrugi.' Photo credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC.

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How could Antarctica not be on your bucket list? Image credit: webguzs / Getty Images.

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The East Antarctic Plateau is a windswept desolate expanse the size of Australia with few bases or instruments. Photo credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC.

Paradise Bay is a harbor in West Antarctica It is one of only two ports used

Antarctica is almost entirely covered by ice sheets up to two miles (3 km)

Figure 18: Photo of the B-15T iceberg acquired on 16 October during an Operation Icebridge flight (image credit: NASA Earth Observatory)

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The glacier lagoons in south-east Iceland, such as Jökulsárlón and Fjallsárlón, are

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The Antarctic polar plateau is a desolate, high-altitude windswept expanse that a few explorers and adventurers have crossed. Photo credit: Ted Scambos, ...

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Figure 6: Unusually dry weather in April and May 2019 likely dried out the land surface and made it easier for strong southerly winds to lift so much dust.

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The Sahara Desert has expanded by about 10 per cent, which is close to a


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The blue ice covering Lake Fryxell, in the Transantarctic Mountains, comes from glacial meltwater from the Canada Glacier and other smaller glaciers.

In this photo taken by a camera drone, the South Korean icebreaker Araon makes its way through Arctic sea ice during a research expedition in August 2018.

The Yellow Aster Mine in Randsburg, CA | Kim Stringfellow. January 2019

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Figure 18: The Australian Bureau of Meteorology reported that a phytoplankton bloom was taking place at the time. This image shows concentrations of ...