Où est le désert de Mojave ?
Ces états sont traversés par un immense désert : le Mojave. Celui-ci s’étend du comté de Los Angeles jusqu’en Arizona et au Nevada. Il est bordé à l’Ouest par la Sierra Nevada et au Nord par the Death Valley, la fameuse Vallée de la Mort.
Quelle est la devise du Nevada ?
All For Our Country
Quelle est la superficie du Nevada ?
286 367 km²
Where is the Mojave Desert located in the United States?
- Mojave Desert. Situated between the Great Basin Desert to the north and the Sonoran to the south (mainly between 34 and 38°N latitudes), the Mojave, a rainshadow desert, is defined by a combination of latitude, elevation, geology, and indicator plants.
What is the lowest temperature in the Mojave Desert?
- The Mojave Desert also contains the Mojave National Preserve; as well as the lowest and hottest place in North America: Death Valley at 282 ft (86 m) below sea level; where the temperature often surpasses 120 °F (49 °C) from late June to early August.
What plants and animals live in the Mojave Desert?
- Creosote bush, shadscale, big sagebrush, bladder-sage, bursages and blackbush are common shrubs of the Mojave Desert. A few examples of desert animals that live in the Mojave Desert include: bats, bighorn sheep, coyotes, black-tailed jack rabbits, foxes, rattlesnakes, and chukwallas.
What is the difference between the Mojave Desert and Sonoran Desert?
- Although the Mojave Desert has the lowest absolute elevation and the highest maximum temperature (134°F in Death Valley), it is north of the Sonoran Desert and its average elevations are higher. As a result, its average temperatures are lower than those of the Sonoran Desert. Occasional catclaws grow along arroyos.