List of Deserts, their Type and Location

Here you can find the list of deserts of the world, their type and their location.
Created On: Mar 10, 2014 15:28 IST
Modified On: Mar 10, 2014 17:50 IST

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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