6 Famous Deserts in the World

Aug 14, 2023, 05:43 PM IST

6 Famous Deserts in the World


Namib Desert

It is said to be the oldest desert located in South-West Africa. The Namib desert is the most majestic as it is home to the skeleton coast and offers a lot of mystery.

Atacama Desert

Located on the west of the Andes, it is one of the driest places on the Earth. The weather stations in Atacama recorded no rainfall.

Sahara Desert

It is one of the most popular and third-largest deserts in the world. It is known for its golden dunes, plateaus, and grasslands.

Gobi Desert

The Gobi Desert is Asia’s largest desert. It has extreme weather conditions with temperatures varying between 50 degrees Celsius to as low as sub-zero degrees in winter.

Antarctic Desert

It is the largest desert in the world. The irony of this desert is that it is not hot and does not have sand.

Thar Desert

The great Indian Thar Desert is a perfect pick if you want to experience some magnificent views of the desert. The Thar Desert mainly has dunes and is hot throughout the year.