Climate and weather

The four seasons on Earth | Why the Earth has seasons?

Seasons

Many people think Summers occur when the Earth is closer to the Sun. This is not true. In fact, when there are summers in the Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere experiences Winter and vice-versa. So what causes the seasons? Let’s read. The seasons on Earth (or any other planet) occur due to its axial tilt. Earth’s …

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Why is the South pole colder than the North pole?

Why is the South Pole colder than the North Pole?

The South Pole is colder than the North Pole. Why? let’s read. The geographic South Pole lies on the continent of Antarctica while the geographic North Pole lies on the Arctic Ocean. Antarctica is the continent with the highest average elevation (2,500 meters). As we know temperature drops with the increase in elevation, the South …

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