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Rub al-Khali (Empty Quarter)

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The Rub al-Khali desert, the largest contiguous sand desert in the World, occupies over 700,000 km2, most of the central and south Arabian Peninsula.

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Searle, M. (2019). Rub al-Khali (Empty Quarter). In: Geology of the Oman Mountains, Eastern Arabia. GeoGuide. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18453-7_16

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