(WorldKings.org) The Black Desert is a rocky desert plateau located in western Egypt, about 300 kilometers southwest of Cairo. It is part of the larger Western Desert, and is bordered by the Great Sand Sea to the north, the White Desert to the south, and the Libyan Plateau to the west.
(WorldKings.org) Located in the Arizona desert in the western United States, Glen Canyon is the meeting place of the Colorado River and millions of years old sandstone mountains.
(WorldKings.org) Known as "sailing stones," the rocks vary in size from a few ounces to hundreds of pounds. Though no one has ever seen them actually move in person, the trails left behind the stones and periodic changes in their location make it clear that they do.
(WorldKings.org) Surrounded by a fortified wall, the 16th-century city of Shibam is one of the oldest and best examples of urban planning based on the principle of vertical construction. Its impressive tower-like structures rise out of the cliff and have given the city the nickname of ‘the Manhattan of the desert’.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.90) Derweze: Eternal flames in the Karakum Desert
(WorldKings.org) In the hot, expansive Karakum desert in Turkmenistan, near the 350-person village of darvaza, is a hole 230 feet wide that has been on fire for over 50 years.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.71) Sahara el Beyda: The White Desert of Egypt
(WorldKings.org) Visited by many visitors around the world, Sahara El Beyda is one of the greatest attractions in Egypt besides the Sphinx and the Pyramids.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Al Marmoom Ultramarathon: World's longest annual desert ultramarathon
(WorldKings.org) The five-day race covered a distance of 270 kilometers.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.49) Fly Geyser: The fascinating geothermal geyser of Nevada’s desert
(WorldKings.org) A collision of human error and natural geothermal pressure created this rainbow-colored geologic wonder.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.44) Lençóis Maranhenses: The Thousand-lagoon Desert
(WorldKings.org) As a visitor sets eyes on the brilliant pools of paradise that characterize Brazil's Lençóis Maranhenses National Park for the first time, it wouldn't be out of line to assume hallucination.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.390) Rub' al Khali (Saudi Arabia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen): World's largest continuous sand desert
(WorldKings.org) The Rub'al Khali Desert is an uninterrupted sand desert stretching across the territory of the countries of Saudi Arabia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. On December 27th, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Rub' al Khali as the “World's largest continuous sand desert.”