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 Form 2 Geography Revision Questions and Answers Set 1

Account for any four characteristics of tropical rainforests

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The forest is evergreen due to high rainfall and abundant sunshine
- The trees grow tall to compete for sunlight
- Trees have broad leaves to encourage water loss through evapo-transpiration / transpire excess water due to high
rainfall
- Trees are mainly hardwoods due to abundant sunshine
- Trees have buttressed roots to support their great heights and large trunks in the wet soils.
- Tree roots go deep into the ground for anchorage
- There are many tree species due to the tropical conditions.
- The forest has little


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