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ⓘ Desert sand, color. Desert sand is a very light and very weakly saturated reddish yellow colour which corresponds specifically to the coloration of sand. It may ..




Desert sand (color)
                                     

ⓘ Desert sand (color)

Desert sand is a very light and very weakly saturated reddish yellow colour which corresponds specifically to the coloration of sand. It may also be regarded as a deep tone of beige.

Desert sand was used by General Motors, along with "rosewood", as a paint color for their early Cadillacs.

In 1998, desert sand was made into a Crayola crayon colour.

The color shown at right matches the palest of the three colors in the 3-color Desert Camouflage Uniform of United States Armed Forces, which in 1990 began to replace the 6-color Desert Battle Dress Uniform.

                                     

1. Six Color Variations of Desert Sand

Sandy brown

The web color sandy brown is displayed at right.

As its name suggests, sandy brown is a shade of brown which is similar to the color of some sands.

Earth yellow

The color earth yellow is displayed at right.

Earth yellow is one of the twelve official camouflage colors of the United States Army.

Desert

Desert is a color that resembles the color of the flat areas of a desert.

The first recorded use of desert as a color name in English was in 1920.

Field drab

The color field drab is displayed at right.

Field drab is one of the twelve official camouflage colors of the United States Army.

                                     

1.1. Six Color Variations of Desert Sand Earth yellow

The color earth yellow is displayed at right.

Earth yellow is one of the twelve official camouflage colors of the United States Army.

                                     

1.2. Six Color Variations of Desert Sand Sand

Sand is a color that resembles the color of beach sand. In fact, another name for this color is beach, an alternate color name in use for this color since 1923.

The first recorded use of sand as a color name in English was in 1627.

The San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball currently use Sand as one of their team colors.

                                     

1.3. Six Color Variations of Desert Sand Desert

Desert is a color that resembles the color of the flat areas of a desert.

The first recorded use of desert as a color name in English was in 1920.

                                     

1.4. Six Color Variations of Desert Sand Sand dune Drab

Sand dune is a color that resembles the color of a sand dune composed of dark colored sand.

Two other alternate names for this exact color are drab and mode beige, in use, respectively, since 1686 and 1928.

The first recorded use of sand dune as a color name in English was in 1925.

                                     

1.5. Six Color Variations of Desert Sand Field drab

The color field drab is displayed at right.

Field drab is one of the twelve official camouflage colors of the United States Army.

                                     

2. Desert sand in human culture

Fashion

  • Earth yellow is a popular color for women’s handbags, as can be ascertained by entering the words "earth yellow" into Google Images.

Interior design

  • The tones of desert sand are called desert colors because they suggest the colors of the landscape of and of the design of the Native American cultures of the Southwestern United States. The desert colors are widely used with both tones of sky blue or turquoise and tones of maroon to complement them in Southwest Design.

Military

  • The colors desert sand, earth yellow, sand, and field drab are all on the list of the twelve standard camouflage colors used by the United States Department of the Army.
                                     
  • western South America s Atacama Desert to challenge it for age and aridity benchmarks. The desert geology consists of sand seas near the coast, while gravel
  • There is no drifting sand or sand dunes, except in the south towards the outlying foothills of the Altyn - Tagh. The climate of Lop Desert is extremely arid
  • Desert also known as the Muu - us or Bad Water Desert simplified Chinese: 鄂尔多斯沙漠 traditional Chinese: 鄂爾多斯沙漠 pinyin: E erduōsī Shāmo is a desert and
  • is the color cocoa brown. The color desert sand is displayed at right. It may be regarded as a deep shade of beige. It is a pale tint of a color called
  • northern desert horned lizard Phrynosoma platyrhinos platyrhinos is a subspecies of the desert horned lizard, along with the southern desert horned lizard
  • catalinensis. The desert iguana is a medium - sized lizard which grows to 61 cm 24 in including the tail. They are pale gray - tan to cream in color with a light
  • family known by several common names, including desert Christmas tree, scaly - stemmed sand plant, and purple sand food. As the name implies, the loaf - like part
  • And said, Doubloons lie sown in sand along yon desert dead and brown, - Joaquin Miller 1875, The Ship in the Desert Roberts Brothers version. The earliest
  • compound dunes. Formation is debated. Bagnold, in The Physics of Blown Sand and Desert Dunes, suggested that some seif dunes form when a barchan dune moves
  • which account for the large crescent - shaped dunes. The sand in the Nafud is a brick - reddish color Rain comes once or twice a year. In some lowland areas
  • day under shade. Desert animals such as the camel, addax, and kangaroo rat have large feet to prevent them from sinking in the sand The fennec fox has
  • mushroom - shaped if enough sand blows away to reveal the top of the stem. It is a parasitic plant which attaches to the roots of various desert shrubs such as wild

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