Deserts

10 Largest Deserts

1 Antarctic Desert

The largest desert in the world is the Antarctic Desert in Antarctica. It has an area of 5,339,573 sq. miles (13,829,430 sq. km).

2 Arctic

The second largest desert in the world is the Arctic Desert in Arctic. It has an area of 5,300,000 sq miles (13,726,937 sq. km).

3 Sahara

The Sahara desert is the third largest desert in the world. It is located in North Africa. It is 3,474,920 sq. miles (9,000,000 sq. km) wide in area.

4 Arabian

Arabian Desert is the fourth largest desert in the world, with an area of 900,000 sq. miles (2,330,000.sq. km) It can be found in Southwest Asia.

5 Gobi

Gobi in Mongolia/China is the fifth largest idesertin the world. It has an area of 500,002.sq. Miles (1,295,000sq. km).

6 Kalahari

The desert of Kalahari in Southern Africa is 360,000 sq. mi (900,000 sq. km)in area. It is the sixth largest desert in the world.

7 Patagonian

Patagonian desert in Argentina/Chile is 260,000 sq. mi (670,000 sq. km) in area, and is the seventh largest desert in the world.

8 Great Victorian

The eighth largest desert in the world is the Great Victorian desert in Australia. It has an area of 250,000 sq miles (647,000.sq. km)

9 Syrian

Syrian Desert is the ninth largest desert in the world. It is located in Syria, Jordan and Iraq It has an area of 200,000 sq. mi (520,000 sq. km)

10 Great Basin Desert

Great Basin Desert is the tenth largest desert in the world, with an area of 190,000 sq. mi (492,000 sq. km). It can be found in the U.S