Geography- Tropical rainforests

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  • Created on: 15-11-19 19:22

tropical rainforests- type of biome

Where are they found?

mostly a few degress either side of the equator between the tropics of cancer and capricorn

they are hot and humid all year, with high rainfall, no distinct seasons

perfectly adapted to their environment, with dinstictive vertical stratification of deciduous trees and climbing plants, which forms a dense canopy competing for light

soils are infeetile they are leached by heavy rainfall

Characteristics of a rainforest

Top canopy- hardy exposed emergent trees with straight branchless trunks that recieve most light


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