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Geo quiz

We're looking for the name of a vast desert...that stretches across Rajasthan all the way into southeastern Pakistan.

Once a year, during a full moon, camel traders and Hindu devotees gather at the edge of this desert for one of the world's largest camel fairs.

The traders tend to their thousands of camels.

The pilgrims come to take a dip in Pushkar's holy lake to purify their souls.

So what's the name of this Indian desert that's the backdrop for camels and pilgrims coming from far and wide?

We'll hear more camel songs, parades and camel races...when we answer the quiz.

Time now to circle back for the answer to our Geo Quiz.

We're looking for the name of the desert in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

The answer is the Thar Desert, or the Great Indian Desert.

One corner of this vast desert, the village of Pushkar, is famous for its camel fair....