There is no place on Earth like the dry, dusty deserts of Mexico. On the borderlands with the United States lies a unique geography, a surreal landscape, and a dangerous backcountry plagued by drug violence. Each Desert in Mexico - the Chihuahan Desert, the Lower Colorado River Valley desert, the Gran Desierto de Altar and the Sonoran - are unique in their own right.
Map of Mexican Deserts
Mexico is home to two vast desert regions, both contiguous with the United States. The map of desert regions below shows how the two deserts cover five states.