While we do have rainforests in the U.S., almost all of them are temperate. The only tropical rainforest managed by the U.S. Forest Service is El Yunque National Forest in northern Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the U.S., and Puerto Ricans are American citizens).
Subtropical forests/rainforests predominate, and become significant, in the states of South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, giving way to a variety of different Tropical rainforest and forest types found in southern Florida, far south Texas, and on the island of Hawaii.
Amazon Rainforest, large tropical rainforest occupying the drainage basin of the Amazon River and its tributaries in northern South America and covering an area of 2,300,000 square miles (6,000,000 square km).
When you think of a “biodiversity hotspot,” Chattanooga, Tennessee, might not be the first place that comes to mind. … Regional scientists call the waterways of the Southeast an “underwater rainforest” for its biodiversity, which is on par with the Amazon rainforest and coral reefs.
Brasstown Bald is the highest point in Georgia at 4,784 feet (read our profile of Brasstown). 4. Brasstown Bald, below the northeast peak, is home to Georgia’s only “cloud forest”, where the area is continually soaked from the moisture of the clouds.
And for every rain drenched slope in the Appalachians, there’s a rain-starved ridge just over the next mountain. Every inch of the 33 million acres of Alabama is on the verge of becoming a rainforest. … That’s almost twice as much rain as Seattle, and a little more than three times the rainfall of London.
An Indoor Rainforest
Located on 43rd Street just a short jaunt from Central Park, New York’s most famous non-tropical green space, this glass, greenhouse-like building houses a veritable tropical rainforest, which is open to the public.
The Rainforest Park In Florida That Will Take You On An Adventure Of A Lifetime. … Monkey Jungle is a 30-acre wildlife park in Miami, Florida established back in the 1930s.
Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has surged to its highest level since 2008, the country’s space agency (Inpe) reports. A total of 11,088 sq km (4,281 sq miles) of rainforest were destroyed from August 2019 to July 2020. This is a 9.5% increase from the previous year.
The Amazon rainforest stretches across 5.5 million square kilometers/2.1 million square miles – an area far more extensive than the EU and more than half of the US.
Hawaii’s tropical rainforests include one of the world’s wettest places – an average of 460 inches of rainfall per year falls on the slopes of Mount Wai’ale’ale. On the island of Hawaii (generally known as the big island to avoid any confusion with the name of the state), you will find the region of Hilo.
Beginning at the California/Oregon border, and extending through the north end of Vancouver Island is the “seasonal rain forest zone”. … The northern limits of the rainforest are scattered in thin bands in the northern Prince William Sound, Kenai Fjords, eastern Kodiak Island, and western Cook Inlet.
Like most eastern states, Vermont has relatively little public land. … Vermont lies within a biological transition zone between the northern boreal forests to the southern deciduous forests. The northern hardwood mix of beech, birch, and maple dominates Vermont’s forests, accounting for 71% of the forest cover.
Central America: southern Mexico, through Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras into northern Nicaragua. This montane forest ecoregion is made up of forest patches occurring in an island-like mosaics on the isolated tops and slopes of the highest mountains of Central America, from southern Mexico into northern Nicaragua …
The Amazon is a vast biome that spans eight rapidly developing countries—Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and Suriname—and French Guiana, an overseas territory of France.
The distance between Seattle and Hoh Rainforest is 77 miles. The road distance is 222.7 miles.
Parts of the Appalachian Mountains in Tennessee are considered a temperate rainforest and Clingmans Dome is considered a coniferous rainforest, according to the National Park Service.
Question: Gorges State Park west of Brevard is defined as a temperate rain forest because it gets 80 inches of rain a year. … If you include the first four days of 2019, we are basically at 81 inches of rain in 369 days.
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