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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

What is the difference between a rainforest and a jungle? What factor differentiates these two forest types?

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The difference between a rainforest and a jungle, and the factors differentiating these two forest types.

Explanation

Rainforest: A rainforest consists of numerous broad-leaf evergreen trees with warm temperatures and precipitation occurring throughout the year to support constant vegetation growth. A cross section of the rainforest has several tiers of tree canopies at different levels. A little or no amount of sunlight reaches the shady floors of rainforest, which can support ferns, but it only supports sparse vegetation...

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