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List of Deserts, their Type and Location

10-MAR-2014 15:28

    Here you can find the list of deserts of the world, their type and their location. A desert can be defined as a barren area of land where very little rainfall occurs. The lack of vegetation makes the living conditions hostile for animal life.

    Type of Desert

    Name of Deserts

    Location

    Hot Desert

    Great Sandy Desert, Great Victoria, Simpson, Gibson, Tanami

    Australia

    Hot Desert

    Arabian Desert

    Arabian Peninsula

    Hot Desert

    Chihuahuan

    Mexico/ USA Border

    Hot Desert

    Kalahari

    Botswana, Namibia, South Africa

    Hot Desert

    Mojave

    United States

    Hot Desert

    Monte

    Argentina

    Hot Desert

    Sahara

    Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara

    Hot Desert

    Sonoran

    United States, Mexico

    Hot Desert

    Thar

    India, Pakistan

    Coastal Desert

    Atacama

    Chile, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina

    Cold and Hot Desert

    Gobi

    Mongolia, China

    Cold and Hot Desert

    Namib

    Africa

    Cold and Hot Desert

    Taklamakan

    China

    Cold Desert

    Patagonian

    Argentina, Chile

    Semi-arid Desert

    Great Basin

    United States

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