The word desert is a noun. Desert means (1) an arid region with little or no vegetation.
Desert is also a verb that means (1) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch, (2) desert (a cause, a country or an army), often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army.
Desert is also an adjective that means (1) located in a dismal or remote area; desolate.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word desert.
Located in southeastern California, 140 miles east of Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park includes parts of the Mohave Desert and Colorado Desert and gets its name from the spiky-tipped Joshua trees that are native to the Mohave Desert ecosystem.
Bar Harbor is a picturesque small town in southeastern Maine that is located on the northeast shore of Mount Desert Island. Nearby Acadia National Park contains Cadillac Mountain, the highest point on the eastern seaboard.
When Spanish Conquistadors rode along the banks of the Rio Grande in 1598, they discovered a diamond amid the Chihuahuan desert. El Paso has been luring visitors with its mystery and promise ever since. Every year, the El Paso area hosts millions of travelers during their visit to this international metroplex. Nestled at the point where West Texas, New Mexico, and Old Mexico meet, The Sun City is a good place to appreciate the blending of these cultures and heritages.
The following articles provide recent desert-related news.
Scientists believe they have solved the mystery regarding the origin Egyptian desert glass, fragments of which have been found scattered across the Sahara.
Sky News. Thursday, 16 May 2019 10:02:00 +0100.
What can a challenging hike in high desert teach executive leaders about sending the elevator back down for those who are still climbing?
By Ellevate, Contributor. Forbes. Wednesday, 15 May 2019 15:04:00 -0400.
Two-humped Bactrian camels were domesticated thousands of years ago to carry goods and people across Asia. Every year, herders come to one Gobi Desert town to celebrate these gentle giants.
Emily Kwong. NPR. Saturday, 11 May 2019 08:16:00 -0400.
Carloads of visitors streamed over a mountain pass in the high desert of northern Utah on Friday for a day of speeches, music and a historical re-enactment marking the 150th anniversary of the first U.S. Transcontinental Railroad.
Reuters. Friday, 10 May 2019 12:30:08 -0400.
Set deep within the mesmerising desert landscape of Abu Dhabi, the Talise Spa at the brand new Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa is a hallmark intimate destination offering a sense of wellbeing and tranquillity. ...
Hsyndicate. Wednesday, 08 May 2019 11:00:40 +0200.
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