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Under the Trewartha classification, Tristan da Cunha has a damp subtropical local weather due to the lack of cold weather. The variety of rainy days is similar to the Aleutian Islands at a much higher latitude within the northern hemisphere, whereas sunshine hours are corresponding to Juneau, Alaska, 20° farther from the equator. Frost is unknown below elevations of 500 metres (1,600 ft), and summer season temperatures are similarly gentle, never reaching 25 °C (77 °F). Sandy Point on the east coast is reputed to be the warmest and driest place on the island, being within the lee of the prevailing winds.

The invasive plants have had a number of negative impacts on native island plant species, including the aggressive exclusion of many such species. The out-competition will and might alter the construction of plant communities and the quality of the islands’ … Read More

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