Processes and factors in hot environments

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There are several key factors and processes which cause desert landforms to form:CLIMATE WEATHERING EROSION TRANSPORTATION DEPOSITION

Climate

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The Hadley Cell causes precipitation around the tropics, leading to semi-arid areas. ARID = <250mm of rain a year + - C SEMI-ARID = 250-500mm of rain a year + - C

Weathering

Erosion

Transportation

Deposition