Nick B.

Grasslands

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Location
Grasslands can be found on almost every continent.
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Grasslands: Locations around the world
The major grasslands are found in Africa, South America, North America, Europe, and Asia. Savannas are mostly found in Africa. Pampas are found in Argentina. Prairies can be found in North America. In Europe and Asia steppes are the most common. Most grasslands are used for farming. Savannas are warmer grasslands and have grasses that are much taller. Pampas also have taller grasses and fertile soil. Prairies have both short grasses and tall grasses. Steppes are mostly found in Europe and Asia. They are dry, cold, and hard to

farm.


Climate
Grasslands climate can range from; humid continental, arid, semi arid, highlands, humid sub-tropical. The humid continental climate or highlands climate are found in the prairies of North America, while in the steppes of Eurasia you will find the semi-arid, arid, humid subtropical, and highlands climates. The pampas have a humid-subtropical climate, but in the African savannas there’s arid and semi-arid climates as well. Grasslands have four seasons these are; Summer, Autumn, Winter, and Spring. Summers can reach up to 32 degrees Celsius while in the winter below 0! Precipitation normally reaches 50-88 cm. Although in savannas precipitation is 50-127 cm per year and the temperature about 24 degrees Celsius. Precipitation in steppes reach 25-50 cm a year and temperatures reach -40 degrees Celsius in winter and 40 degrees Celsius in summer. Pampas average temperature is about 18 degrees Celsius. Summers can reach up to 32 degrees while in Winter below 0 degrees Celsius. Average Autumn temperature here is
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Grasslands in the summer
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Grasslands in the Spring
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Grasslands in the Winter
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Grasslands in the Autumn






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