Desert Facts – 75 Interesting Facts About The Desert

Desert biome facts

Sand from the Sahara is blown to Amazon Rainforest along with the wind. It actually fertilizes at the rainforest.

Antarctica is the largest cold desert on Earth.

In six hours world’s deserts receive more energy form the sun than humans consume in a year.

Sahara is the largest hot desert on Earth.

Atacama Desert is home to the largest ground telescope in the world, ALMA.

Desert actually means an abandoned place.

20% of the Earth’s desert is covered in sand.

There are polar deserts in Arctic and Antarctic. It is a region free of ice.

A desert is an area that receives the lowest rainfall.

Deserts receive less than 40 cm of rainfall in a year.