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tropics

Definition:
Tropical moist climates extend north and south from the equator to about 15° to 25° latitude. In these climates all months have average temperatures greater than 64°F (18°C) and annual precipitation greater than 59".
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Entry Terms:
  • tropical regions
  • tropical climates
  • tropical savanna climate
  • tropical rainforest climate
  • tropical monsoon climate
  • megathermal climate
  • tropical zones
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26898
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2019-10-30