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In terms of both climate and hydrology, the St. Lawrence system as a whole has
several regional zones. First, in the movement downstream from the upper part of
the system, some of the associated boreal character is lost; in its path from the ...
Kaolinitic regions. The high leaching rainfall of tropical countries, even though
there may be a long dry season, results in formation of 1 : 1 clays. Soils are
usually acid in the lower horizons, whereas the upper horizon may be eutrophic.
In higher regions of the Ogo Highlands — for example, on Surud Ad Mountain,
near Erigavo — small forests grow. At present the greatest single resource of the
country consists of its livestock, chiefly cattle, camels, sheep, and goats. There
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