Great Indian Desert


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Great Indian Desert,

S Asia: see Thar DesertThar Desert
or Great Indian Desert,
extensive arid region, c.500 mi (800 km) long and c.250 mi (400 km) wide, S Asia, in NW India and E Pakistan, between the Indus and Sutlej river valleys on the west and the Aravalli Range on the east.
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Union, the Great Indian Desert (Thar) in Rajasthan, and the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts in China and Mongolia.
Gone are the days when the peasants in the Great Indian Desert depended on camel for agriculture as well as transportation, said Pathak while listing the reasons for the decline in came l population.