What is an Oasis and how is it formed?

Updated: Jul 29, 2020

- Oasis are reverse islands in a desert, where water body is surrounded by fertile land.

- Underground water or aquifers(underground layer of water bearing rock) provide freshwater naturally or there are man-made wells.

- Rain showers and thunderstorms are proved as a source for water maintenance in the Oasis.

- Migratory birds plays a crucial role in the plantation.

- If the Oasis is small, it is just a shelter for travelers,plants, and some animals. If the Oasis is large, we can find people living and cultivating crops.

- Date palm trees are their major cultivation followed by fruit bearing trees and cereal crops.

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