Hot deserts are located between 20°30° latitude in both the hemisphere on

the western coast of the continents. They are also called Tropical

Deserts. They are different from the mid latitude deserts and cold

deserts, hot deserts are found in High pressure belts along the Tropics in

the trade winds region. Distribution Of Hot Deserts: (i)Asia Thar desert

and the Arabian Desert; (ii)Africa The Sahara and the Kalahari; (iii)N.

America Lower California and Arizona states of USA; (iv)S. AmericaAtacama

desert; (v)Australia The Great Australian desert. The Sahara desert of

Africa is the biggest hot desert of the world. The Hot desert regions are

located in the subtropical high pressure belts, which are not favourable

regions for rainfall