Which Deserts is Located in the Southern Hemisphere?

Which of the following deserts is located in the Southern Hemisphere?

  1. Kalahari
  2. Gobi
  3. Chihuahuan
  4. Sahara
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 14th May 2015 in Geography.
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Kalahari

Kalahari desert is located in the Southern Hemisphere. The Kalahari Desert spread over 360,000 square miles across Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. The name of this desert comes from the Tswana word Kgala, the means of Kgala is “the great thirst” or ” a waterless place”.

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In the Kalahari Desert  have found the over four hundred species  of plants. The Okavango river is the only permanent river that flows through the desert.  It is the 6th biggest desert by area on Earth and the second biggest in Africa after the Sahara. There is a population of Bushmen in the desert. They are mostly hunters-gatherers. Kalahari desert is rich with minerals and resources like as nickel, copper and coal.

Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 16th May 2015.
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Correct answer is the kalhari desert .
Because  gobi lies in asia i.e. northern hemisphere
Chihuahuan in USA (Mexico) i.e. in North America (northen  hem.)
Sahara also lies in northern hem.

Gaurav C Default Answered on 16th May 2015.
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