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Largest Deserts in Australia

Largest Deserts in Australia

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RankingRegionArea (km2 or hectares)[1]
1Great Victoria Desert Western Australia and South Australia344,192 km2
2Great Sandy Desert Western Australia267,868 km2
3Tanami Desert Western Australia and the Northern Territory183,717 km2
4Simpson Desert Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory173,936 km2
5Gibson Desert Western Australia154,124 km2
6Little Sandy Desert Western Australia112,147 km2
7Strzelecki Desert South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales78,577 km2
8Sturt Stony Desert Queensland and South Australia30,578 km2
9Tirari Desert South Australia15,857 km2
10Pedirka Desert South Australia1,776 km2

[1]A hectare is a metric unit measurement of area defined as a square 100 metres by 100 metres. One hectare is equal to about 2.5 acres. There are 100 hectares in a square kilometre (km2)

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