Deserts

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Its name means 'Empty Quarter' in English and this desert can be considered the most inhospitable place on earth. It is known for the world's largest oil field, the Ghawar, and for
This is the world's second largest desert, but its largest hot desert. Players should know the Atlas Mountains (which bound the western Sahara on the north) and the Sahel, a savann
This desert's chief claim to fame is the rain shadow of the Andes which makes it the driest (hot) desert in the world. The desert was the primary bone of contention in the War of t
This desert is known for its bizarre Welwitschia and medicinal Hoodia plants. It is thought to be the oldest desert in the world.
This is Asia's second largest desert (after the Arabian Desert), is bounded on the north by the Altai Mountains. It is known for its role in the Silk Road trading route and the Nem
This desert in China is an extremely cold, sandy desert known for splitting the Silk Road into branches running north and south of it. It is bounded by the Kunlun, Pamir, and Tian
This desert is bounded by the San Gabriel and San Bernardino mountain ranges along the San Andreas and Garlock Faults. It lies between the Great Basin and the Sonoran Desert and it
This desert, a large region, not all of which is arid enough to qualify as a desert. It is known for its red sand, large game reserves (meerkats, gemsbok, springbok, steenbok), and
This desert, part of the Western Desert, and the ninth largest in the world.
This desert, which is shared by Grand Canyon and Petrified Forest National Parks, is known for its colorful, banded rock formations.
This desert covers the southern half of Israel
Its tallest mountain (Vinson Massif, in the Ellsworth Mountains), its active volcano Mount Erebus, the surrounding Ross and Weddell Seas, and the Ross Ice Shelf. Norwegian Roald Am

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