Top Ten Largest Deserts in the World 2015

Top Ten Largest Deserts in the World 2015

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There are many deserts in the world some are extremely large and some are little bit small from them, a report said that deserts are covering about one third area of whole Earth. Actually deserts are those parts of earth which receives little precipitation like an average of 250mm rainfall every year due to which these lands are often dry and barren and most of them contain hot climates, there are also some Semideserts which receive between 250 and 500 mm and when clad in grass, these are known as steppes.  Temperature of deserts are very extreme in hot deserts temperature is extremely hot during daytime such as above  45 °C and very cold at night specially during winter it plunge below freezing point. However there are both hot and cold types of deserts in the different regions of world but the two largest and biggest deserts in the world the Antarctic Desert and the Arctic Desert both are cold deserts which are covered with ice these deserts are also called as polar deserts. Below these two deserts on number 3 is Sahara desert which is the world’s hottest desert and largest desert in the world this desert is non polar and it contains only sand which makes it more hot and killing specially in summer.

If you are in search to find the list of largest and biggest deserts in the world according to year 2015 then you are at right place because we have created the list of top ten largest deserts in the world. The top ten largest deserts in the world 2015 are as below:

 

 

 

 

Rank

Desert

Type

Location

 Area  (km2)

1.
  Antarctic
 Cold Winter
 Antarctica
 14,200,000
2.
 Arctic
 Subtropical
 Arctic
 13,900,000
3.
 Sahara
 Subtropical
 Africa
 9,100,000
4.
 Arabian
 Subtropical
 Middle East
 2,600,000
5.
 Gobi
 Subtropical
 Asia
 1,300,000
6.
 Kalahari
 Subtropical
 Africa
 900,000
7.
 Patagonian
  Cold Winter
 South America
 670,000
8.
 Great Victoria
 Subtropical
 Australia
 648,000
9.
 Great Basin
  Cold Winter
 North America
 490,000
10.
 Syrian
 Subtropical
 Middle East
 480,000

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