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Although there is no specific definition for high latitude climate, these environments typically exist above 60 degrees of latitude. This type of climate is called arctic in the Northern Hemisphere, Antarctic in the Sout... More »

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The term "Seven Seas" historically referred to regional waters and bodies of water along trade routes. However, in some references the seas are mythical and not real water bodies. Presently, the Seven Seas refers to the ... More »

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Symbiotic relationships on the tundra include nematode parasitism on caribou, bacterial mutualism with pitcher plants and nematode commensalism on black flies. Symbiosis is long-term dependence of one species on another ... More »

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Under normal circumstances, the northern lights occur in a narrow band around 10 to 20 degrees of latitude from the North Pole. In North America, this restricts their range to parts of Alaska, northwest Canada and Greenl... More »

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Global warming is an increase in global average atmospheric temperature that results in corresponding climate changes, possibly a result of the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect is a result of increased levels of ... More »

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The countries with a predominantly equatorial climate are mainly those located within 5 to 10 degrees of latitude of the equator, according to Lord Wandsworth College. In these zones, day and night are both 12 hours long... More »

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Altitude affects climate in that the higher up you get, the more the temperature drops. The temperature goes down roughly 4 degrees Fahrenheit for every 1,000 feet you climb. Altitude is the subject's distance from the s... More »

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