Turkestan Desert

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Related to Turkestan Desert: Gobi Desert, Sahara Desert, Turkestani, Thar Desert
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Synonyms for Turkestan Desert

a desert in Turkmenistan to the south of the Aral Sea

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Granivores were most important in North America, although they were still prominent at sites in the Thar, Gobi, Negev, and Turkestan Deserts (ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 7 OMITTED], Table 1).
The Gobi and Turkestan Deserts, for example, share many higher faunal elements, being dominated by rodents in the families Muridae and Dipodidae (Mares 1993a).
Although this pattern also held true for the Negev and Australia, such a conclusion was not well supported for the That and Turkestan Deserts, and did not appear to hold for the Gobi or South America ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4 OMITTED].