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## Hot answers tagged desertification

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### Will global warming expand the tropical zone

It depends on how you define the tropics. Strictly speaking, the tropics can be defined as the area between the tropic of capricorn and the tropic of cancer (23.5$^\circ$N/S respectively). This is ...
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### Why are the south, the west and the north of the Caspian sea lush but its east completely dry?

The mountains. The south has a steep relief, as well as the west. That means that there is much precipitation. The clouds throw every drop on these mountains, so almost nothing is left. The east is ...
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