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A tropic is either of two circles of latitude: The 4 main circles of latitude on Earth A circle of latitude is an imaginary east-west circle on the Earth, that connects all locations with a given latitude. ...

Tropic is also the name of a town in Utah, United States. The Tropic of Cancer (cancer (♋) is Latin for crab) is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. ... The Tropic of Capricorn is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. ... Tropic is a town located in Garfield County, Utah, along Utah Scenic Byway 12. ... State nickname: Beehive State Other U.S. States Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. ...


See also: tropics The tropics are the geographic region of the Earth centered on the equator and limited in latitude by the two tropics: the Tropic of Cancer in the north and the Tropic of Capricorn in the southern hemisphere. ...


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Since the entire tropical zone receives the rays of the sun more directly than areas in higher latitudes, the average annual temperature of the tropics is higher and the seasonal change of temperature is less than in other zones.
Such population growth has led to deforestation of the tropical forest, which is thought to contribute to the greenhouse effect and global warming, and to the elimination of numerous unique species.
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