Which Deserts is Located in the Southern Hemisphere?
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”.
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.