Largest Deserts

Name the largest deserts in the world
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Last updated: December 3, 2016
First submittedJanuary 29, 2013
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Area (km2)
Type
Desert
13.8 million
Polar
Antarctic
13.7 million
Polar
Arctic
9.10 million
Subtropical
Sahara
2.3 3million
Subtropical
Arabian
1.30 million
Cold Winter
Gobi
0.90 million
Subtropical
Kalahari
0.67 million
Cold Winter
Patagonian
0.65 million
Subtropical
Great Victoria
0.52 million
Subtropical
Syrian
0.49 million
Cold Winter
Great Basin
Area (km2)
Type
Desert
0.45 million
Subtropical
Chihuahuan
0.40 million
Subtropical
Great Sandy
0.35 million
Cold Winter
Karakum
0.34 million
Cold Winter
Colorado Plateau
0.31 million
Subtropical
Sonoran
0.30 million
Cold Winter
Kyzyl Kum
0.27 million
Cold Winter
Taklamakan
0.20 million
Subtropical
Thar
0.16 million
Subtropical
Gibson
0.15 million
Subtropical
Simpson
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Level 57
Nov 18, 2014
what about the namib desert 81,000 kmĀ²
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Level 57
Nov 18, 2014
too small? I guessing the same for atacama and mojave! Shame...they were some of the few I knew!
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Level 44
Nov 28, 2014
I call Chihuahuan Chihuahua....
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Level 71
Aug 31, 2017
karakum is incorrect. the correct one is karakoram