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And the World’s Rainiest Place Is???

By Martin W. Lewis | May 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

A recent GeoNote stressed the impossibility of accurately measuring the coastlines of countries, owing to the intricacies of fractal geometry. But even without fractal complications, many basic geographical measurements are difficult if not impossible to specify. “What is the rainiest place on earth?” seems like a simple question, but it is not.
One problem with determining the world’s wettest place is …

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