The Kharan Desert is located in Northeast Balochistan. The desert was used for nuclear testing by the Pakistan military, making it the most famous of the five deserts. It is in the center of a large empty basin. It estimated area of more than 20,000 Square KM.

The Kharan Desert is a sandy and mountainous desert.

Kharan Desert

This desert was the site of Pakistan’s second nuclear test, Chagai-II, which was carried out on 30 May 1998. The land is not fit for agriculture due to low irrigation. The occupation is mainly creating cotton hand-stitched carpets for selling. The terrain is mainly dry, gray-brown sand that stretches out a lot.

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