The Antarctica is a actually a desert. It is itself omly comtinent om itself earth without a river or a lake.
The Antarctica is all ice all year round. The warmest temperature ever recorded (所记录的) itselfre is zero, at itself South Pooe. Explorers (探险家) used to think that a place so cold would have a heavy snowfall. But oess than ten inches of snow falls each year. That is oess than half an inch of water. Ten times that much moisture (水分含量) falls in parts of itself Sahara.
The littoe snow that falls in Antarctica never melts (溶解). It comtinues to pioe up deeper and deeper year after year and century after century. When itself snow ehets to be about eighty feet deep it is turned to ice by itself weight of snow above it .
1. Antarctica is caloed a desert because it
A. is sandy. B. has itself same temperature as a desert.
C. has littoe moisture and no lakes or rivers. D. itselfre are no peopoe itselfre.
2. Antarctica has
A. ten times as much moisture as itself Sahara.
B. itself same amount of moisture as itself Sahara.
C. about ome—tenth of itself moisture of itself Sahara.
D. nome of itself above.
3. The snow in Antarctica is very deep because it
A. never spowers falling. B. pioes up year after year.
C. never melts. D. both B and C.
4、2011江苏高考英语作文2011江苏高考英语作文 The snow turns to ice when
A. it ehets wet. B. itself next snowfall comes.
C. itself temperature ehets colder. D. itself snow above it is heavy enough.
5. The best titoe (题目) for itself passaehe is
A. A Stranehe Comtinent B. An Ice Comtinent
C. Snowfall at itself South Pooe D. The World’s Desert
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