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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 Kalahari Desert – covering much of Botswana and parts of Namibia and South Africa 1898
2 Thar Desert - a desert in Pakistan and India 1746
3 Negev – a desert located in southern Israel 1031
4 Arabian Desert – a desert stretching from Eastern Egypt to Iraq 1016
5 Rub' al Khali - a desert located at Saudi Arabia 967
6 List of deserts by area 840
7 Namib Desert – a desert in present day Namibia 704
8 Great Sandy Desert – a northwestern Australian desert 462
9 Libyan Desert – part of the Sahara located in Libya 439
10 Great Victoria Desert 415
11 Patagonian Desert – the largest desert by area in the Americas, located in Argentina and Chile 411
12 Simpson Desert – a central Australian desert 315
13 Colorado Desert 313
14 Dasht-e Kavir – a desert in central Iran 288
15 Gibson Desert – a central Australian desert 239
16 Sechura Desert – a desert located along a portion of the northwestern coast in Peru 234
17 Ordos - a desert in northern China 207
18 Nubian Desert – a desert in present day Sudan 203
19 Kyzyl Kum - a desert in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan 195
20 Dasht-e Lut – a large salt desert in southeastern Iran 188
21 Cholistan - a desert in India and Pakistan 151
22 Tanami Desert – a northern Australian desert 145
23 Tabernas Desert – a desert in Almería, Spain (280 km²) 144
24 Bardenas Reales - a semi-desert in Navarra, Spain (455 km²) 137
25 Highlands of Iceland – the interior plateau of Iceland; not a desert by climate, but effectively one because precipitation penetrates the volcanic soil so quickly that it is unavailable to plants 133
26 Badain Jaran - a desert located in China 111
27 La Guajira Desert – a desert in northern Colombia 102
28 Accona Desert - a semi-Desert in Southern Italy 97
29 Strzelecki Desert – a south-central Australian desert 90
30 Lop Desert - a desert in China 90
31 Monte Desert – in Argentina, a smaller desert above the Patagonian 79
32 Wahiba Sands – a desert in Oman 75
33 Rangipo Desert – a barren desert-like plateau (with 1.5-2.5 m/yr rainfall) on the North Island Volcanic Plateau in New Zealand 68
34 Thal Desert - a dessert in Punjab of Pakistan 65
35 Little Sandy Desert – a western Australian desert 65
36 Sinai Desert – a desert located on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt 56
37 Betpak-Dala - a desert located in Kazakhstan 56
38 Oleshky Sands - a desert located in Ukraine near Askania-Nova biosphere reserve (15 km in diameter) 55
39 Indus Valley Desert - a desert located in Pakistan 46
40 Piscinas - a desert located in South-West Sardinia, Italy; is one of the biggest in Europe (5 km²) 41
41 Blue Desert – a desert in Egypt 33
42 Antarctica Desert - largest tundra/desert in the world. 20
43 Monegros Desert - a semi-desert in Aragón, Spain 14
44 Owami Desert – a desert in Nigeria 14
45 Ramlat al-Sab`atayn- a sand desert in central & northeastern Yemen, part of the Empty Quarter 13
46 Maranjab Desert – a desert in central Iran 5
47 Sahara Desert – the world's largest hot desert 5
48 Central Desert - a central Australian desert 5
49 Oltenian Sahara – a desert spanning approximately 80.000 hectares or 800 km² in the Romanian historical province of Oltenia < 5
50 Arctic Desert - large tundra < 5
51 Deliblatska Peščara - a desert located in Vojvodina, Serbia (300 km²) < 5
52 south lewis- bigists and best in lewis < 5
53 Russian Arctic - the large tundra in Russia < 5
54 Atacama – a desert in Chile and Peru, the driest place on Earth < 5
55 Judean Desert – a desert in eastern Israel and in the West Bank < 5
56 Gobi - a desert in Mongolia and China < 5
57 Peruvian Desert- in Peru and Chile < 5
58 Błędowska Desert – a desert located in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland (32 km²) < 5
59 Kharan desert - a desert located in Pakistan < 5
60 White Desert – a desert in Egypt < 5
61 Kara Kum - a large Central Asian desert < 5
62 Taklamakan - a desert located in China < 5

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