Tropic facts for kids
A tropic may be meaning:
- either of two circles of latitude:
- Tropics, referring to the tropical regions of the world.
- Tropic, Florida, a town in the United States
- Tropic, Utah, a town in the United States
- SS Tropic (1871)
- SS Tropic (1904)
Images for kids
World map with the intertropical zone highlighted in crimson
A graph showing the zonally averaged monthly precipitation. The tropics receive more precipitation than higher latitudes. The precipitation maximum, which follows the solar equator through the year, is under the rising branch of the Hadley circulation; the sub-tropical minima are under the descending branch and cause the desert areas.
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