How much of Australia coastline is desertous? (out of total 21,262 miles/34,218 km)

140 miles (180 km)
1,000 miles (1,600 km)
3,000 miles (4,800 km)
14,000 miles (22,500 km)
More than 40% of Aus­trali­a's land is clas­si­fied as desert, but almost all of it is located inland. The Great Sandy Desert is the only one to extend to the coast, forming the long sweep of the Eighty Miles Beach (which is actually 140 miles long).

Answers distribution

140 miles (180 km)
1,000 miles (1,600 km)
3,000 miles (4,800 km)
14,000 miles (22,500 km)
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
71%
7%
21%
0%
14
flagSwitzerland
54%
9%
9%
27%
11
flagNorway
53%
15%
0%
30%
13
flagLithuania
45%
0%
27%
27%
11
flagAustria
45%
9%
0%
45%
11
flagthe Netherlands
43%
12%
18%
25%
16
flagGermany
35%
12%
23%
28%
64
flagItaly
35%
23%
11%
29%
17
flagCanada
27%
5%
38%
27%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
22%
13%
23%
38%
109
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
18%
33%
25%
27
flagPoland
21%
13%
23%
40%
4537
flagthe United States
20%
20%
31%
26%
115
flagFrance
20%
10%
20%
50%
10
flagSpain
18%
0%
27%
54%
11
flagIndia
13%
18%
36%
31%
22
flagAustralia
7%
23%
38%
23%
13
flagUnknown
3%
17%
28%
50%
136

Gender

men20%
women18%
140 miles (180 km)
20%
18%
1,000 miles (1,600 km)
11%
16%
3,000 miles (4,800 km)
20%
28%
14,000 miles (22,500 km)
46%
36%

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How much of Australia coastline is desertous? (out of total 21,262 miles/34,218 km)
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