What is the biggest desert in Australasia?
The largest desert in the region of Australasia is the Great Victoria Desert, in Australia. It encompasses parts of South Australia and Western Australia, and has an area of between 348,750 km2 and 424400 km2.
* It is the third largest desert in the world after Sahara and Arabian desert. * The Great Victoria Desert receives only little rain, though not as little as one might suspect for a desert. The rainfall range is 200 - 250 mm a year, but the rain is unreliable. * Summer temperature range between 30*-40*c and winter temperature 20-25*c