GK- List of Deserts in the World

S.No. Name of Desert Type of Desert Country(s)/Continent
1. Antarctic Polar Antarctica
2. Arabian Subtropical Arabian Peninsula
3. Arctic Polar Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia
4. Atacama Cool Coastal Chile
5. Chihuahuan Subtropical Mexico
6. Colorado Plateau Cold Winter United States
7. Gibson Subtropical Australia
8. Gobi Cold Winter China and Mongolia
9. Great Basin Cold Winter United States
10. Great Sandy Subtropical Australia
11. Great Victoria Subtropical Australia
12. Iranian Cold Winter Iran
13. Kalahari Subtropical South Africa, Botswana, Namibia
14. Kara-Kum Cold Winter Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan
15. Kyzyl-Kum Cold Winter Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan
16. Mojave Subtropical United States
17. Namib Cool Coastal Angola, Namibia, South Africa
18. Patagonian Cold Winter Argentina
19. Sahara Subtropical Northern Africa
20. Simpson Subtropical Australia
21. Sonoran Subtropical United States, Mexico
22. Syrian Subtropical Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia
23. Taklamakan Cold Winter China
24. Thar Subtropical India, Pakistan

 

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