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Climatic Characteristics of the Canary Islands

  • Dennis Fernandopullé
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Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 30)

Abstract

The Canarian archipelago, which is situated between 27° 38′ and 29° 25′ N and less than 100 kms off the west coast of the African continent, is characterised by a mild climate due largely to the oceanic influence which alters the proper latitudinal climatic situation.

Keywords

Canary Island Northern Slope Southern Slope Trade Wind African Coast 
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© Dr. W. Junk b.v., Publishers, The Hague 1976

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  • Dennis Fernandopullé

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