The most beautiful deserts of the world

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful deserts of the world
Inserted: 27.12.2016
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Deserts – places where people been always fascinated with its remoteness and death. Only the most experienced were able to survive here. Deserts are not just endless sand dunes, but also rocky and volcanic plains and snow-white salary fields. In this list you will find the places which certainly captivates you with its impressive beauty.

#1
Namib Desert

The oldest desert with the highest dunes

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| Altitude: 575 m / 1 886 ft

At almost the entire coast of Namibia lies one of the world's most photogenic desert with dead trees, salt… continue reading

#2
Wadi Rum desert

The most beautiful desert of Jordan

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| Altitude: 993 m / 3 258 ft

Orange desert of Wadi Rum is one of the most beautiful deserts of the world. You can find here orange sand… continue reading

#3
Rub' al Khali Desert

The largest continuous desert of the world

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| Altitude: 82 m / 269 ft

The Rub al-Khalí Desert, known as Empty Quarter, is the world's largest continuous desert. It occupies most… continue reading

#4
Dunes of Erg Chebbi

The most famous Moroccan dunes

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| Altitude: 736 m / 2 415 ft

World's largest desert Sahara extends even to Morocco. The local most beautiful and most visited dunes are… continue reading

#5
Salar de Uyuni

The biggest salar in the world

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| Altitude: 3 660 m / 12 008 ft

Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt desert on the earth. It is, for example, twice larger than famous Great… continue reading

#6
The White Desert

Among the oases of western Egypt

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| Altitude: 73 m / 240 ft

On the western part of Egypt are deserts divided according to the color of their sand. The most beautiful is… continue reading

#7
Atacama Desert

The driest desert in the world

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| Altitude: 2 544 m / 8 346 ft

The Atacama Desert is considered as the driest desert in the world. Atacama occupies the entire north of… continue reading

#8
Desert Desierto de Dali

Desert between pastel volcanoes

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| Altitude: 4 700 m / 15 420 ft

High mountain desert measuring about 10×10km surrounded on three sides by volcanoes abounding with pastel… continue reading

#9
Flaming mountains in Turfan

The desert like Mars

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| Altitude: 126 m / 413 ft

Turfan and adjacent Turpan Depression is the lowest place in China found to –154 meters below sea level. The… continue reading

#10
Death valley

The lowest point in North America

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| Altitude: -11 m / -36 ft

Death valley is really a deadly place. Here prevail most of the year the inhuman temperatures. The lowest… continue reading

#11
Dunes near Dunhuang

Desert with a magical oasis

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| Altitude: 1 147 m / 3 763 ft

Between the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts lies on the route of the former Silk Road city of Dunhuang. To the… continue reading

#12
Oasis of Huacachina

An oasis in the Peruvian desert

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| Altitude: 401 m / 1 316 ft

Just a few kilometers west of the great city of Ica is a desert with huge dunes and picturesque oasis… continue reading

#13
White Sands National Monument

Good night, white beauty ...

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| Altitude: 1 200 m / 3 937 ft

Somewhere far, hidden between the mountains, there is a bloody bride. It's all in white, as the brides are… continue reading

#14
Desert around Yazd

Desert with mountains

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| Altitude: 2 010 m / 6 594 ft

Almost all the Iran is filled two huge desert Lut and Kavir. About their interfaces is an ancient city of… continue reading

#15
Tabernas desert

The only one European desert

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| Altitude: 250 m / 820 ft

Tabernas desert, lying in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada, is considered the only one European desert.… continue reading

#16
Dune du Pyla

The highest dune of Europe

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| Altitude: 59 m / 194 ft

In the west of France, next to the Bay of Biscay, you will find the highest dune of Europe – Dune du Pyla.… continue reading

#18
Wahiba Sands Desert

The most visited desert in Oman

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| Altitude: 332 m / 1 089 ft

The Wahiba Sands Desert is a very well-available desert with about 100 meters high dunes. The area is about… continue reading

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