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Cecil's Answer for Week 19

Q: Which of the seven greatest places is/are lacking trees?



Answer: 'Greenland and Tibet for sure.  Namib actually has trees.'

Barren Tibetan PlateauNamib Pod Tree


Two for sure, yet you may think that there are three. The for sures are Tibet and Greenland. The Namib, although desert, has some hardy, drought resistant species of trees, shrubs and succulents growing in scattered areas. Trees once grew in places in Tibet, but they have been cut down for wood over the years.

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