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The Amazon basin east of the Andes generally has a wet tropical climate. The
perpetual snow line of the Andes begins at about 16,400 feet (5,000 m). Almost
half of the country is forested, mostly tropical rain forests in the eastern lowlands.
El Nino (Spanish: "The Christ Child"), in oceanography and climatology, the
anomalous appearance, every few years, of unusually warm ocean conditions
along the tropical west coast of South America. This event is associated with
Conifers are among the most commercially useful trees and are commonly used
for paper, furniture, and building materials. The broadleaves, or hardwood trees,
thrive not only in temperate climates but also in sub-tropical and tropical forests.
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