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Land and Agriculture

Definition(s)

Arid land is characterized by low annual rainfall of less than 250 mm, by evaporation exceeding precipitation and a sparse vegetation. (Source: GEMET/LBC)

Hierarchy

Broader: dryland

In other languages

French
zone aride
Russian
аридная зона
Spanish
zona árida
Chinese, Simplified
干旱地带
Arabic
منطقة قاحلة

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