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)
answers
flagthe United Arab Emirates
71%
7%
21%
0%
14
flagNorway
53%
15%
0%
30%
13
flagLithuania
50%
0%
20%
30%
10
flagthe Netherlands
42%
14%
21%
21%
14
flagGermany
37%
12%
24%
25%
62
flagItaly
37%
18%
12%
31%
16
flagCanada
31%
6%
43%
18%
16
flagthe United Kingdom
23%
14%
24%
36%
103
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
18%
33%
25%
27
flagPoland
21%
13%
23%
40%
4347
flagthe United States
20%
20%
31%
26%
110
flagFrance
20%
10%
20%
50%
10
flagSpain
18%
0%
27%
54%
11
flagIndia
14%
14%
38%
33%
21
flagAustralia
7%
23%
38%
23%
13
flagUnknown
2%
17%
26%
52%
123

Gender

men21%
women18%
140 miles (180 km)
21%
18%
1,000 miles (1,600 km)
11%
16%
3,000 miles (4,800 km)
20%
28%
14,000 miles (22,500 km)
46%
37%

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