7 Facts To Know About Rub Al Khali desert AKA Empty Quarter

1. The majority of the southern third of the Arabian Peninsula is covered by Rub Al Khali.

2. The desert spans about 650,000 kilometres.

3. Saudi Arabia, Oman, the UAE, and Yemen are the countries that lie under this desert's purview.

4. It is a section of the vast Arabian Desert.

5. Some locations also have brackish salt flats.

6. Shallow lakes used to be located there.

7. A variety of animal species were present, according to fossil evidence.