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Was afghanistan considered tropical or was Holmes wrong? [migrated]

I am not entirely sure the question is apt in this forum, but here it goes. From the 1887 Sherlock Holmes story A Study in Scarlet: ... He has just come from the tropics, for his face is dark, ...
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Are These Tropical Forests Burning in Brazil and Elsewhere Really Rainforests?

I know from many years of personal experience in the Malaysian rainforest (Sarawak, Sabah and Peninsular Malaya) that it is not inflammable. Dayaks and aborigines cultivate small patches of shifting ...