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James Petersen
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James Petersen
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FIGURE 7.8 The distribution of major biomes is related to latitude, temperature, and moisture availability.

What major biome dominates the wetter margins of all latitudes but the Arctic?

To determine

The major biome that dominates the wetter margins of all latitudes but the Arctic.

Explanation

Biomes are the major terrestrial ecosystems of Earth based on its association of dominant vegetation of the plant communities. The major biomes are categorized on the basis of the major natural vegetation associated with its environment that gives its unique environmental character and appearance. The major biome classifications are forest, grassland, desert, and tundra.

The direct influence of climate on the distribution of biome types is apparent when compar...

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