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Largest deserts are at the poles

Fact - The world's largest deserts are at the poles. Deserts in Antarctica and Arctic regions top the list followed by the Sahara
Pic Credits: © 2013 Christopher Michel | Antarctica 2013: Journey to the Crystal Desert | CC BY-SA | Modified

The world’s largest deserts are at the poles. Deserts in Antarctica and Arctic regions top the list followed by the Sahara.

There may be a lot of ice at the poles, but the rainfall is negligible. And that’s what a desert is – a place where there is scant rainfall.

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