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Western Australia 1 3.03%
South West USA 29 87.88%
Southern Africa 2 6.06%
Argentina 1 3.03%
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Old 07-14-2013, 06:22 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Deserts as in dry, hot and sandy.
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Which would be the best to live, best cities, culture and best scenery?
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Old 07-14-2013, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Hmm........I want to say.....Kamloops, British Columbia. lol

Or somewhere in Utah.

I think we can count out the Sahara. lol
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Old 07-14-2013, 06:29 PM
 
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forgot to add UAE/Qatar/Kuwait.
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Old 07-14-2013, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Argentina has no true desert, but Chile does, and it is a wonderful place to live. Arica would be a great city to live in. It has never rained there in recorded history. Many houses don't even have roofs, just corrugated plastic bolted in place, for shade.

Argentina has two small unpopulated areas that are probably true deserts. Two other fairly large areas have near desert conditions.
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Old 07-14-2013, 08:36 PM
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Argentina has no true desert, but Chile does, and it is a wonderful place to live. Arica would be a great city to live in. It has never rained there in recorded history. Many houses don't even have roofs, just corrugated plastic bolted in place, for shade.

Argentina has two small unpopulated areas that are probably true deserts. Two other fairly large areas have near desert conditions.
Argentina has no true desert?

What about the Patagonian Desert, 7th largest in the world at 260,000 square miles.

A bit farther north in Argentina also has the smaller Monte Desert, featuring many large cacti,
including Cardon Grande which closely resembles Arizona's Saguaro.
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:26 PM
 
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How do other areas compare to Arizona/Nevada/Utah/W Texas? with Grand Canyon, beautiful scenery, large cities like Phoenix, Vegas, El Paso and ABQ. and of course Santa Fe.
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:42 PM
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How do other areas compare to Arizona/Nevada/Utah/W Texas? with Grand Canyon, beautiful scenery, large cities like Phoenix, Vegas, El Paso and ABQ. and of course Santa Fe.
I think SW USA wins this one easily.

I'm a big ABQ fan, also LC and SF too.
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Old 07-14-2013, 09:46 PM
 
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I think SW USA wins this one easily.

I'm a big ABQ fan, also LC and SF too.
Australia is nice but there doesnt seem to be any large cities in the desert.
UAE, Kuwait and Qatar all have large cities, in the desert plus have a pretty good quality of life but nowhere as good as Australia or USA
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Old 07-14-2013, 10:29 PM
 
Location: San Diego, California Republic
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I hate the desert personally. The answer to this question would depend on the type of desert in question. The USA alone has four different types of desert. I think the US deserts seem to be the best because they have more development in them. Before modern development, there were more people in the Australian and certain parts of the middle-eastern deserts than in the American Mojave, Sonoran, and African Saharan and Kalahari. These are the four hottest deserts in the world with the Sahara and Mojave recording the highest and second highest temperature on earth respectively. But now that I think about it, the Sonoran does have two rainy seasons although it still only averages 7 inches a year. In modern, today's world, the American deserts are best due to the complex arrangement of irrigation and water pumping into areas where people are.
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Old 07-15-2013, 12:25 AM
 
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I think deserts are awful. At least UAE got a coastline.
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