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The Deccan Traps are the geological formation that make up the Western Ghats in India. They were formed by massive volcanic eruptions that formed flood basalts. These are layers of lava that are extruded from fissures and spread over wide areas of relatively flat ground or over flat sea floor. The terracing is natural. Each of the layers that you see in the ...


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Temparate rainforests are characterized by two factors Non-Freezing weather (thou still cold) Average temperatures 39-55 degrees Fahrenheit (Warm oceanic currents omit any periodic freeze) Rain exceeding 55+ inches a year. The Geographic factors that influence them, Mountains on one side and a large body of water where warm currents may flow. Temperate ...


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Because, Mars inferior mass to Earth, less gravity means oregeny (mountain building) was easier on Mars. With 1/3 the gravity, rocks aren't weighed down by their own mass. This allowed the massive buildup of huge mountains. Also mountains on Earth were slowly eroded by natural forces, namely freezing water and rain, two factors that don't apply to Mars ...


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