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If Earths tilt was at 40 degrees

  1. Sep 14, 2012 #1
    What would the seasons be like and how would this effect the polar, temperate and tropic regions? I am writing a paper on what different tilts would do to Earth. Any answers will be appreciated
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  3. Sep 14, 2012 #2
    There is some evidence and reasons why Mars and Venus had extreme axial tilt in the past.

    Curiously enough this may have lead to (speculation) very low lattitude glaciation.

    http://dcsa.dar.cam.ac.uk/content/climate-change-mars-could-extreme-axial-tilt-drive-glaciers-low-latitudes [Broken]

    See also chap 3 in the first ref.
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  4. Sep 14, 2012 #3


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