It is clear that most people at some point in life have stopped to watch a movie that goes by in the desert, however, most people end up not really knowing what the size or even the location of these deserts might be, being so it is interesting to know which ones would be considered the greatest deserts in the world, as well as their surface. So, let’s look at a short list of the 10 largest deserts in the world right now.
These are considered to be the largest deserts in the world precisely because of their extension, however, with regard to their information on visits, or even soil conditions, end up being considered somewhat precarious, since people tend to tend to avoid visitation in these regions precisely because of the fact and to be considered as difficult to access, or even survival, being used only as access to be able to move from one region to another, in a faster but of course, everything ends up depend on the conditions of his rite of passage.
In tenth place on our list of the 10 largest deserts in the world is the Thar Desert, which is also located in Asia, and its extension would be approximately 260,000 km². To which it can also be known as the Indian Desert, and it is a territory of sandy desert, and would be close to the region of Pakistan.
Meanwhile, the ninth place was reserved for the Namibian Desert, which is located in Africa, and has an approximate extension of 310,000 km². Its extension eventually takes both Namibia and south-west of Angola, and ends up being considered as the largest game reserve in Africa, since its width from east to west is measured between 50 and 18/0. km approximately.
The eighth place was reserved for the Shamo Taklamakan Desert, is located in Asia, to which its extension would be of approximately 344,000 km ². It is centralized in the Tarim River Basin, in Central Asia, near China.
The seventh place was reserved for the Kara Kum Desert, which is located in Asia as well, and has an approximate extension of 350,000 km². It is located in a region specifically centered in Turkmenistan, and has a population that is considered as sparse, where an average person is obtained every 6.5 km².
The sixth place was reserved for the Great Sandy Desert, which is located in Australia, and has an approximate extension and 414,000 km². It can also be known as the Western Desert.
The fifth place was reserved for the Kalahari Desert, Africa, and has an approximate extension of 580,000 km². It is known precisely because it is located in South Africa, and because it is distributed between Botwana, Namibia, and also South Africa.
The fourth place was reserved for the Gobi Desert, which is located in Asia, and its extension would be approximately 1,125,000 km², and is located in the northern region of the People’s Republic of China.
The third place was reserved for the Arabian Desert, which is located in Asia, and has an extension of approximately 1,300,000 km² It can also be known as the desert of Saudi Arabia, and is located in lands both of Syria, Jordan , as well as Iraq and Yemen.
The second place on our list of the world’s largest deserts was reserved for the Sahara Desert, which is located in Africa, and has an area of approximately 9 065 000 km², so it is the largest hot desert in the world, being officially considered the the second largest in the world. Its size equals the territory of all Europe or the United States.
The first place, this is the Antarctic Desert, to which it would have an extension of approximately 14,000,000 km², it is located in the coldest and also the driest continent in the world, since the temperatures end up reaching until approximately -89, 2 ° C.