Top Ten Largest Deserts. Sahara. The Sahara covers huge parts of Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Western Sahara, Sudan and Tunisia. The Sahara is almost as large as the continental United States, and is larger than Australia.
The Sahara covers huge parts of Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Western Sahara, Sudan and Tunisia.
Berber children in mid-Sahara nomad
The Arabian Desert stretches from Yemen to the Persian Gulf and Oman to Jordan and Iraq.
Traditional Arabian Bedouin
The Gobi (Mongolian: Говь, Govi or Gov', "gravel-covered plain") is the largest desert region in Asia.
Herders wife and her son, southern Gobi desert, Mongolia
Mongolian woman collecting firewood
The Patagonian Desert is the largest desert in the Americas and is the 5th in the world by area, occupying 260,000 square miles (673,000 km²).
The Rub' al Khali (Arabic: الربع الخالي), which translates as Empty Quarter in English, is one of the largest sand deserts in the world, encompassing most of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula, including southern Saudi Arabia, and areas of Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
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The Great Victoria Desert is a barren, arid, and sparsely populated desert ecoregion in southern AustraliaI
Night Parrot, Kakapo
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The Kalahari Desert is a large arid to semi-arid sandy area in southern Kgalagadi Africa extending 900,000 km² (362,500 sq. mi.),
Bushmen, or Sanpeople
The Great Basin Desert, the largest U. S. desert that covers part of four states (Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Utah) and approximately 210,000 square miles
Mexican prairie dogs
The Thar Desert (Hindi: थार मरुस्थल), also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large, arid region in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent.