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Temperate Rainforests
1 year ago
Appalachian temperate rain forests (Eastern USA)
Temperate rain forest in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, part of the Appalachian Mountains.

Temperate rain forests in the eastern USA are limited to areas in the southern Appalachian Mountains where orographic precipitation causes weather systems coming from the west and from the Gulf of Mexico to drop more precipitation than in surrounding areas. The largest of these forest blocks  located in western North Carolina,[7] northern Georgia,[8 

1 year ago

and far eastern Tennessee,[9] largely in the Pisgah, Nantahala, Chattahoochee National Forests and nearby Gorges State Park.[10] In addition, small areas in the highest elevations of the Great Smoky Mountains also receive substantial rainfall, with Clingmans Dome, for example, collecting about 2000 mm of precipitation per year.[11] Although the highest summits of the Green Mountains of Vermont,[12] the White Mountains of New Hampshire,

1 year ago

Hi Zoe and Art.........It seems both of you and I live near Rainforests.

Yours is tropical and mine is temperate. 


1 year ago

There are patches of true Rainforests on the warm Southern inclined slopes of the Northern Applachians in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.

I am getting some maps together for you.

And this very famous ice cream flavor (at least in North America) is made in Vermont.

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