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  • The desert region of central and W Australia is the second largest desert area in the world, second only to the Sahara.
  • Saharan desert is the second largest desert.
  • Taklimakan Desert, China http://www.physorg.com/news101374494.html China surrounds world's second largest desert to curb expansion http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/en/doc/2003-12/23/content_292826.htm Gobi Desert Second largest desert of the world. Covering the southeastern third of Mongolia, the Gobi Desert stretches about 3,000 mi/4,830 km along both sides of the Chinese border. It is "not" a Saharan-type desert - although there are sand dunes, the Gobi Desert is not a barren wasteland. It has herds of Bactrian camels (with two humps), wild horses and donkeys, as well as leopards, mountain sheep and ibexes. There is a lot of variety within the Gobi Desert, from wildlife parks and mountains to canyons with dramatic rockfaces. http://www.visitmongolia.com/gobi_desert_tour.htm Sahara 3.5 million sq. mi. Arabian - the world's largest expanse of unbroken sand 1 million sq. mi. Gobi - Stony, sandy soil, steppes (dry grasslands) 500,000 sq. mi. http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0778851.html http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/154767 The Sahara is technically the world's second largest desert after Antarctica. http://www.search.com/reference/Sahara Australian desert - 110,038 sq. miles http://www.outback-australia-travel-secrets.com/great-sandy-desert.html

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