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  • Created on: 23-04-15 17:50
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  • Madagascar
    • Situation
      • Fourth largest island in the world
      • South of equator, near tropic of capricorn
      • Rainforest on a  steep slope, with the mountainous areas reaching 3000m
    • Climate
      • Rainfall over 1500mm per year
        • Due to the fact that the prevailing wind blows from the Indian ocean, meaning the sea facing slopes receive a lot a precipitation
        • Peak rainfall in December and January at roughly 350mm
      • Temperature over 20* for most months of the year
        • Peak temperature at December- 30*
    • Ecosystem
      • 90% of the animals living there are unique to Madagascar


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