World's largest deserts

This statistic displays the ten largest deserts on earth. The largest desert on earth is the Antarctic desert, covering the continent of Antarctica with a size of around 5.5 million square miles. The term desert includes polar deserts, subtropical deserts, cold winter and cool coastal deserts, and are based on their geographical situation.

Ranking of the largest deserts on earth

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Source

Release date

January 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide a publication date. The date given is the date accessed.

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