1. What is the difference between torrid zone and temperate zone

Torrid Zone Temperate Zone
Areas between equator and Tropic of cancer/Capricorn Areas between Tropic of Cancer/Capricorn and Arctic/ Antarctic circle called North and South temperate zones
Receives maximum heat and is hottest Has moderate temperatures
The mid day sun shines overhead at least once across all latitudes in the zone The mid day sun never shines overhead across any latitude
 

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Torrid zone is the heatest zone of earth as compared to temperate zone.the torrid zone lies between tropics of cancer capricorn, while the temperate zone has been divided into 2, the north temperate zone which lies between tropic of cancer arctic circle, the south temperate zone lies between tropic of capricorn antarctic circle.

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