Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Largest Deserts on the Planet

Largest Deserts on the Planet (Subtropical)

1. Sahara, North Africa 3,320,000 sq. miles
2. Arabian, Middle East 900,000 sq. miles
3. Kalahari, Southern Africa 360,000 sq. miles
4. Great Victoria, Australia 250,000 sq. miles
5. Syrian, Syria, Jordan, Iraq 200,000 sq. miles
6. Chihuahuan, Mexico, U.S. 175,000 sq. miles
7. Great Sandy, Australia 150,000 sq. miles
8. Sonoran, Mexico, U,S, 120,000 sq. miles
9. Thar, India, Pakistan 77,000 sq. miles
10. Gibson, Australia 60,000 sq. miles(data by facebook/cnaonweb)
11. Simpson, Australia 56,000 sq. miles
12. Mohave, S,W, USA 25,000 sq. miles