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Unformatted text preview: - In Vermont it rains a 45% less. Latitude/ Longitude Continents: -22.5 North to 22.5 South. -Close to the Equator -In the Amazon River Basin -Africa- Zaire bazin, with a small area in West Africa, and Eastern Madagascar. -Asian Rain Forest: Indo/Malaysia /Southeast /New Guinea and Queensland Australia. Soil: -Nutrient: Poor and acidic. -Decomposition: Rapid- Soils: subject to heavy leaching. - Head and Moisture: Cause Plants and Animals to rot quickly once they have died- Decay. Diversity of Organism: -3-4 tree species per square Km.-Trees distinguished by broad leaves that are lost annually and include, oak, hickory, maple-Faunas represented by squirrels, rabbits, birds, black bears...
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- Spring '08