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Contraction/Desiccation cracks in dry yird (Sonoran desert, Mexico).

A drocht is a period o ablo-average preceepitation in a gien region, resultin in prolanged shortages in its watter supply, whether atmospheric, surface watter or grund watter. A drocht can last for months or years, or mey be declared efter as few as 15 days.[1]

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