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Why is a 'cline' important in explaining some humans variation (like skin color)? (Anthropology question)

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Cline (frequency zones) or clinal model of biological variation can be explained as the change of inherited traits from one geographic region to another.

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Inherited gene frequency gradually changes between two regions as the chances of mating between two individuals depend on the geographic distance between the two. People living closely have greater chances of sharing their genetic traits.

Variation in skin colour is also distributed over geographical regions as...

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