Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 52 - 52.1 - Concept Check - Page 1168: 1


The heat closer to the equator causes more moisture to be deposited there, causing the surrounding areas to be drier.

Work Step by Step

You can see this effect in the biomes at these locations. While there are deserts at 30$^{\circ}$ north and south, there are rainforests along the equator.
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