Where are the polar regions?
The areas of Earth designated as polar are the areas between the North or South Pole and the Arctic or Antarctic circles respectively. The northern polar region, called the Arctic, includes the Arctic Ocean and part of some surrounding land masses.
What is tropical region and polar region?
The large circles define the arctic (or frigid) zones and the tropical (or scorching) zone. The areas between the tropics and the arctic and antarctic circles are called Temperate zone.
Where is the polar climate found?
Polar climates are found at the very top of the earth, near Canada, Greenland and Siberia, as well as at the very bottom of the earth in Antarctica. Because these areas are so cold, not many people live there.
What is the difference between tropical and polar regions?
Earth has three main climate zones: tropical, temperate and polar. The climate area near the equator with warm air masses is known as tropical. The North and South Poles have climates that are polar due to nearby cold air masses.
Where are the tropical areas in the world?
The tropics are areas of the Earth that lie roughly in the middle of the globe. The Tropics between the latitude lines of the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. The tropics include the Equator and parts of North America, South America, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Where are the polar regions on Earth?
The two polar regions differ from the other two climatic and biomatic belts on Earth, a tropical belt near the equator and two middle latitudes located between the tropics and the polar regions.
The tropics are areas of the Earth that lie roughly in the middle of the globe.
The tropical zone includes deserts and snow-capped mountains, which are not tropical in the climatic sense. The tropics differ from the other climatic and biomatic regions on Earth, which are the middle latitudes and the polar regions on either side of the equatorial zone. The tropics make up 40% of the earth's surface area…
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