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Large geographic areas with similar climates and ecosystems

Biome

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Different biomes

Dessert
Chaparral
Grassland
Tundra
Boreal forest



Tundra
Taiga
Temperate deciduous forest
Temperate rain forest
Tropical rain forest and grassland

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Increasing altitude

Mountain ice and snow
Tundra (herbs, lichens and misses)
Coniferous forest
Deciduous forest
Tropical forest

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It gets hot

Decreasing precipitation
Equator

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Forms of precipitation

Rain
Drizzle
Snow
Hailstones

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Water vapor evaporation (light energy) From the clouds can't take the weight ice crystals it will fall

Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation

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Large diameter

Drizzle

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Ice falls big as golf balls

Hailstone

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Happens at the Philippines hailstone

Baguio
Quezon City

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Typhoon

Hurricane
Tropical cyclone

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Constitutes more than 1/3 of the earth's land surface

Deserts

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Average population of deserts

25 cm or 10" per year

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High evaporation rates

Deserts

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Plants in desert

Cactus/Cacti

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Three kinds of deserts

Tropical
Temperature or mid latitude deserts
Cold or high latitude deserts

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Hot temperature

Tropical

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Sahara deserts

Tropical and temperate in Saudi Arabia

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Gobi desert in Mongolia

Cold or high latitude deserts

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Vegetation in the desert

Thorny bushes
Shrubs
Cacti
Wild flowers
Barren sand dunes underlain by rocks

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Night temperature are extremely low

Cold or high latitude deserts

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Mangroves

Bakawan

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Where fish pollinate

Mangroves

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Lumber

Dipterocarp

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Limestone forest
Dipterocarp

Atimonan

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Biomes of the world

Terrestrial biomes
Aquatic biomes

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Land

Terrestrial

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Water

Aquatic

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The coldest and driest of all biomes of the earth

Tundra

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Close to the North Pole

Tundra

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Upper places

Tundra