How to use Tropic-of-cancer in a sentence

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  • The highlands of the peninsula, which are cut off from the encircling ranges by the broad Indo-Gangetic plain, are divided into two unequal parts by an almost continuous chain of hills running across the country from west by south to east by north, just south of the Tropic of Cancer.

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  • Mount Morrison stands nearly under the Tropic of Cancer.

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  • Climate.Part of Upper Egypt is within the tropics, but the greater part of the country is north of the Tropic of Cancer.

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  • The very high summer temperatures of the area north of the tropic of Cancer are sufficiently accounted for, when compared with those observed south of the tropic, by the increased length of the day in the higher latitude, which more than compensates for the loss of heat due to the smaller mid-day altitude of the sun.

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