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Rangipo Desert Plants

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The Rangipo Desert receives 1500 - 2500 mm of rain, thus it doeson't qualify as a true desert. It resembles a desert due to poor soil quality and drying winds. The vegetation is low and scrubby, and the climate is cold to alpine with around 270 ground frosts per year.



  

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Author & photographer: David Johnson (Virtual Oceania)


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