Central Guatemala: Young Teak Tree
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Finca in the Rain Forest
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|This teak tree (Tectona grandis) is about 6 months old. T. grandis is not a timber from tropical rain forests, and indeed, teak cannot grow in rain forests - it grows particularly well in dry, hilly terrain.
Date: Dec 18, 2004
Longitude: -89° 47.03'
Latitude: 16° 35.29'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08