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What is the biggest desert?

The Sahara desert of North Africa is the Largest desert in the world.  It is nearly as big as the whole united states. Almost as large as the whole United States, the Sahara stretches across the northern part of Africa from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. The Sahara desert is a vast, sunbaked …

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Why does moss grow on the north side of a tree?

Moss likes to grow on the side of the tree that’s shady. One way you can sometimes tell which direction is north in a forest is to see on which side of the trees moss is growing.  Mosses are most often found growing where it is moist and shady.  That’s why moss on trees usually …

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