World Map With Equator and Tropics

This article on the world map with equator and tropics will help you in learning about the world with its equator line and tropical regions. This will help you to mark and locate the Tropic of Cancer, the Equator, and the Tropic of Capricorn on a blank map. If you are a classroom learner or a geographic curious pupil there is a lot in this map to learn and add to your knowledge. You can download these maps and use them for further physical purposes.

World Map With Equator and Tropics

World Map With Equator and Tropics

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World Map with Equator and Tropics is helpful in understanding the causes and reasons for the changing climate. All the countries of the world have different climates, even climate varies in the same country and Australia is the best example for it. You can understand this with help of the Equator line and the tropical regions dividing the earth into 2 different hemispheres.

World Map With Equator

World Map With Equator

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The Equator is a parallel imaginary reference line around the earth circumferences which has 0° latitude. It divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres which are also termed north pole and south pole. Few countries as Ecuador, Kenya, Brazil, Somalia, Maldives, Gabon, Republic of Congo, Uganda are closest to the equator and are also the reason for the hot temperature of these places.

World Map With Tropics

World Map With Tropics

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The area around the equator is tropics which is divided into Tropic of Cancer on the northern side (north pole) and Tropic of Capricorn on the Southern side (south pole). The area in between these 2 tropical zones is referred to as Tropics which is hotter than the rest of the areas of the earth. At least once a year sun points directly over these countries but exceptions with explanations are always there.

Map of World With Equator and Tropics

Map of World With Equator and Tropics

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Thus, the Equator and the Tropics is the important geographical factor affecting the earth’s atmosphere and environment. Countries lying on the equator has always tropical climates i.e, cold to hot to moist. A few areas as the Sahara Desert, Atacama Desert, Chile, Peru are under tropical climate still has either dry or very snowy climate. In this map, you can clearly see the countries lying under the tropical zone and the 3 parallel lines indicating the equator, the Tropic of Cancer, and the Tropic of Capricorn.

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