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Daniele Pellegrini — Photo Researchers extremes of precipitation have been
recorded in the Salang Pass of the Hindu Kush, with the highest annual
precipitation of 53 inches, and in the arid region of Farah in the west, with only
three inches ...
The eight climatic regions JANUARY The Mediterranean climatic zone.
continental tropical air mass to the north and by maritime tropical and maritime
equatorial air masses to the south. These northern and southern air masses meet
at the ...
It is a surprisingly fertile region in contrast to the generally arid character of the
Arabian Peninsula. Because of its volcanic origin, high relief, and abundant
rainfall, the country is characterized by a remarkable diversity of physical
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