semi-desert


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semi-desert

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(Physical Geography) an extremely dry area characterized by sparse vegetation
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Meteorology Department expected in its Thursday bulletin that the weather will be hot and the skies will be clear in general while the weather will be misty and very hot in the eastern, al-Jazeera and al-Badia "semi-desert" areas.
Decades back, writer Anwar Pirzado wrote a story of thirst of Kachho, a semi-desert area in the west of Dadu, Sindh where a family lost its way in the wilderness of Kachho.
There are many alternative sites, bereft of biological diversity, like the semi-desert areas of Northern Kenya, where such a plant can be built.
In Pakistan, the blackbuck lives in semi-desert areas such as Cholistan and Thar.
Short-toed eagles are found in open plains, arid stony scrub areas and semi-desert areas of Southern and Central Europe, the Middle East, Russia and Africa.
Karachi by nature is an arid semi-desert. Each tree, each plant and every patch of grass has to be planted and intensely managed.
SherpaTT is a desert veteran Au back in 2016, it already successfully participated in a simulated space mission in the semi-desert of Utah, USA.
The United States Special Forces will carry out rigorous joint training in semi-desert and rural terrain to enhance the interoperability of the two armed forces and further the military to military co-operation.
The 3 ha of semi-desert is dominated by halophytic vegetation and cultivated areas with irrigation ditches.
Alakol is saline lake, which lies in the semi-desert zone in the east of Balkhash-Alakol basin at the height of 343 m.
The solar power plant, which is situated in a semi-desert area, will be powered by JA Solar's high-efficiency mono PERC modules.