Deserts of The World

Deserts of the world
Desert (location) Area square miles Area square km
SAHARA [NORTHERN AFRICA]  3,320,000 8,600,000
KALAHARI [SOUTHWESTERN AFRICA]  360,000 930,000
GREAT BASIN [SOUTH WESTERN UNITED STATES]  190,000 492,000
CHIHUAHUAN [NORTHERN MEXCO] 175,000 450,000
SONORAN [SOUTHWESTERN U.S.AND BAJA CALIFORNIA] 120,000 310,000
COLORADO [CALIFORNIA, PATAGONIAN [SOUTHERN ARGENTINA] 260,000 673,000
ARABIA [SOUTHWESTERN ASIA] 900,000 2,330,000
GOBI[MONGOLIA AND NOTHEASTERN CHINA] 500,000 1,300,000
KYZYLKUM [KAZAKHISTAN-UZBEKISTAN] 115,000 300,000
TAKLA MAKAN [NORTHERN CHINA] 105,000 270,000
KARAKUM [TURKMENISTA 135,000 350,000
KAVIR [CENTRAL IRAN] 100,000 260,000
SYRIAN [SAUDI ARABIA, JORDAN,SYRIAN AND IRAQ] 100,000 260,000
GREAT VICTORIA [WESTERN AND SOUTH AUSTRALIA] 250,000 647,000
GREAT SANDY [ NORTHERN WESTERN AUSTRALIA] 150,000 400,000

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