Sentence Examples

  • Physical surroundings rather than latitude determine the character of the flora.
  • Even so small an area as that of Britain illustrates what has already been pointed out, that the species of a flora change both with latitude and altitude.
  • As a rule, the elevation of the timber line on the mountains increases as the latitude decreases.
  • North of the North Atlantic maximum the waters become steadily fresher as latitude increases until the channels opening into the Arctic basin are reached.
  • But during the summer, temperatures are affected as much by altitude as by latitude, and the coast is cooled at night by breezes from the Gulf.