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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

Which terrestrial biomes occur in habitats that receive the most rainfall?

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The terrestrial biomes that receive maximum rainfall.

Introduction:

Biomes are large geographical areas that stretch across continents and share a common climate. The amount of rainfall and temperature remains the same throughout the biome, annually. Thus, the kind of climate also helps in shaping the vegetation and fauna of a particular biome.

Explanation

The regions in and around the tropics and the equator receive the maximum amount of rainfall. Firstly, these regions, especially the tropics, are in close vicinity of water bodies (seas and oceans), which gets evaporated due to direct insolation. Secondly, the temperate regions receive moisture-laden winds, which again make them rainfall-abundant areas...

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