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Climate Zones

Polar Region

Adventure Travel / Brazil – In the southern hemisphere, the polar climate zone (also called polar region or frigid zone) is located below the temperate zone. It is limited by the Antarctic Circle at 66,5 degrees south latitude and the South Pole. The angle of the plane of the sun's apparent path varies between 23,5° and 0° and the angle of the sun's rays (Solar Altitude) between 47 and 0 degrees. Day length varies between +/- 0 h and +/- 12 h from the average 12 h at the Equinox and the average temperatures are between - 17 and - 33 degrees Celsius – Ecotravel & Tours / Brazil.

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