Tropic of Cancer

The Tropic of Cancer is a major circle of latitude located at 23.5 degrees north of the equator. It marks the northernmost point on where the Sun shines directly overhead during the June solstice.

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Geometry
Islands
Tropic of Cancer

What island nation lies on the Tropic of Cancer just east of 120 degrees east longitude?

Got no idea I’m wandering the same

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If you followed the Tropic of cancer from east to west what country on the North American continent would you cross?

Mexico :)

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Brazil
South America
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

Which 4 south American countries pass through 20 degrees south?

Chile Bolivia Paraguay and Brazil : )

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Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of cancer cuts through what north American country?

tropic of cancer

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Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

Why is the sun is never overhead beyond the tropics?

The sun rays are never overhead at any point beyond the tropical zone.the word TROPIC means turning point.when the sun has reached its northernmost and southernmost most limits on June 21st (tropic of cancer) and 22 December (tropic of Capricorn) respectively,it appears to turn southward and northward

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What body of water is 90 degrees west longitude and can be found at the Tropic of Cancer?

gulf of mehico

lol mexico

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Northern Hemisphere
Seasons
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

Does the northern hemisphere receive direct or indirect sun rays on June 21?

direct

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Latitude and Longitude
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

What line of latitude does 23.5 S and 23.5 N Represent?

Tropic of Capricorn and tropic of cancer

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Tropic of Capricorn

What latitude line is halfway between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn?

The equator (line of 0 latitude, is midway between the two tropics, which are about 23.5 degrees of latitude, north or south.
Although it is not *precisely* halfway, it is very close.

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Distances and Travel Times
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Equator

What are the major cities on the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn and the Equator?

geraldo12369

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Tropic of Capricorn

What is the climate between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn?

This area experiences no dramatic change in season because the sun is consistently high in the sky throughout the year.

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Countries, States, and Cities
Tropic of Cancer

What countries in the Arabian peninsula are at or below the tropic of cancer?

The countries in the Arabian peninsula that are at or below the tropic of cancer are: Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, and Yemen.

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Geography
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

What is significance of the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer?

The Tropic of Cancer represents a line around the earth at 23 degrees 26 minutes north latitude, signifying that this is the farthest north that the Sun reaches.

The Tropic of Capricorn lies at a similar latitude south of the equator. The area between these lines is referred to as "the tropics".

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South America
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

Is south America above or below the tropic of cancer?

The answer is below.

The Tropic of Cancer is about 23.5° North latitude, and runs through parts of Mexico. The northern part of South America barely extends past the equator.

(map at related link)

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Mapping and Cartography
Latitude and Longitude
Tropic of Cancer

What line of latitude is located at 23.5 degrees north?

5

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Tropic of Capricorn

Are the areas between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of Capricorn called the high or low latitudes?

low

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Tropic of Capricorn
Grasslands

Where are Vast grasslands tropical forests spanning from the tropic of Cancer south below the tropic of Capricorn?

no

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South America

Is more of North America north or south of the Tropic of Cancer?

North of the Tropic Cancer

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Rainforests
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn

Difference between tropic of cancer and tropic of Capricorn?

the Capricorn is 30 degrees below the equator and the cancer is 30 degrees north of the equator

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Geography
Continents and Regions
Tropic of Cancer

What three continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass through?

The Tropic of Cancer passes through North America, Africa and Asia.

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Africa
Rainforests
Tropic of Cancer

How much of Africa is in the tropics?

three quuaters

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Latitude and Longitude
Tropic of Cancer

What island is located 0 degrees and 90 degrees west?

Genovesa is the island located at 0 degrees and 90 degrees west. It is a part of the Galapagos Islands.

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Travel & Places
Meteorology and Weather
Latitude and Longitude
Tropic of Cancer

What are the middle latitudes?

they are normally humid subtropical

23(1/2)degrees N to 66(1/2)degrees N and 23(1/2)degrees S to 66(1/2)degrees S

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Countries, States, and Cities
Africa
Tropic of Cancer

Which African countries does the Tropic of Cancer pass through?

The Tropic of Cancer passes through eight countries in Africa, namely Egypt, Libya, Chad, Niger, Algeria, Mali, Mauritania and Western Sahara, which is a territory of Morocco.

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Mapping and Cartography
Tropic of Cancer
Equator

Is the Tropic of Cancer north or south of the Equator?

north

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