Why does Earth have three main climate zones?

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Why does Earth have three main climate zones?

Earth's Climate:

Geographers broadly divide the Earth into three separate climate zones: tropical (near the Equator), temperate (north and south of the Equator), and polar (the farthest Northern and Southern regions).

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Earth has three main climate zones because of seasonal change as it revolves around the sun. The tropical regions of Earth usually have the same...

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Climate Classifications & Their Global Distribution

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Chapter 19 / Lesson 10
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Earth has numerous climates, which relocalized patterns of meteorological conditions, and no two places have the same climate, although there are similarities. Learn about the five major climates in climate classification systems and the characteristics of each classified climate based on their global distribution.


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