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Deserts

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Africa, largest in world at 3.3 million sq mi Sahara Desert
Africa, 2nd largest in world at 1 million sq mi Kalahari Desert
Asia, 3rd largest in world, largest in Asia at half million sq mi Gobi Desert
Asia, 4th largest in world, 2nd largest in Asia at 309,000 sq mi Chang Tang Desert
Oceania (Australasia), largest in continent at 150,000 sq mi Great Sandy Desert
Oceania (Australasia), 2nd largest in continent at 125,000 sq mi Great Victoria Desert
South America, 5th largest in world at 260,000 sq mi Patagonian Desert
South America, 2nd largest in South America at 98,000 sq mi Peruvian Desert
North America, largest desert in North America at 200,000 sq mi Chihuahuan Desert
North America, largest desert in United States at 190,000 sq mi Great Basin Desert
North America, 3rd largest desert in North America covering parts of Mexico, Arizona, California at 120,000 sq mi Sonoran Desert
North America, Northwestern Nevada about 1,000 sw miles Black Rock Desert
North America, California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona . Part of Borders on Great Basin Desert (north) Sonoran Desert (South) Colorado Plateau (East) Colorado Desert (South) 47,877 sq miles Mojave Desert
South America, region in North Chile. 600 miles long strip of land on the Pacific coast about 70,000 sq miles Atacama Desert
southeastern Spain 108 sq miles Tabernas Desert
Southern Africa Coastal desert. 31, 274 sq miles Nambi Desert
Central Asia 15,440 sq miles Karakum Desert
Northeast Egypt Linking Africa and Asia 23,166 miles Triangle shaped Sinai Desert
Western Asia 900,000 sq miles). At its center is the Rub'al-Khali, one of the largest continuous bodies of sand in the world Arabian Desert
Western India and Eastern Pakistan.Subtropical desert Also known as the Great Indian Desert 77,000 sq miles Thar Desert
Asia located in China 130,000 sq miles. Nicknamed, 'The Sea of Death', it is the second largest non-polar sand-shifting desert in the world. It is thought that the name 'Taklamakan' means 'you can get in, but you can't get out' Taklamakan Desert
Australia 68,100 sq miles. Fourth largest in desert in Australia. Simpson Desert
Antarctica 5,400,000 sq miles the true largest desert in the world Antarctica Desert
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