Where is the Matorral?

central Chile
The Matorral occupies central Chile between 32° and 37° south latitude. The Pacific Ocean lies to the west, and the Chilean Coastal Range lies parallel to the coast. The Chilean Central Valley lies between the Coastal range and the Andes Mountains, which bound the Matorral ecoregion on the east.

Where is the Mediterranean in chile?

In Chile, the mediterranean climate zone is between 32° S and 37° S latitudes, from just south of La Serena to just south of Concepción, with annual rainfalls averaging 11.8 to 31.5 inches.

Which part of Chile is similar to Mediterranean region?

Santiago Metropolitan Region The main climatic characteristics of the Santiago region correspond to the Mediterranean type-climate, with a long dry season and a short rainy winter. Rainfall decreases from the coast to the central depression and increases again in the Andes Mountains.

Where is Mediterranean vegetation found?

Mediterranean vegetation, biome of any dense scrubland composed of broad-leaved evergreen shrubs, bushes, and small trees usually less than 2.5 metres (about 8 feet) tall and growing in regions lying between 30° and 40° north and south latitudes.

What climate is the Mediterranean?

Mediterranean climate, major climate type of the Köppen classification characterized by hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters and located between about 30° and 45° latitude north and south of the Equator and on the western sides of the continents.

Is Mediterranean a biome?

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub is a biome defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. The biome is generally characterized by dry summers and rainy winters, although in some areas rainfall may be uniform.

What part of Chile is the coldest?

The coldest temperatures measured in South America (and thus in the Southern Hemisphere (outside of the Antarctic region) is apparently a reading of -40°F (-40°C) recorded at Puesto Viejo, Chile on June 21, 2002.

Which trees are found in Mediterranean vegetation?

This biome contains evergreen broad-leaved and aciform trees, including: holm oaks, arbutuses, olive trees, laurels, carob trees, pine trees, junipers, cypresses and others. It also includes shrubby plants, for instance rock roses, mastic trees, myrtle and rosemary.

Where are Mediterranean forests?

Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub These are the Mediterranean, south central and southwestern Australia, the fynbos of southern Africa, the Chilean Matorral, and the Mediterranean ecoregions of California with scrubland vegetation (chaparral).

Does the Mediterranean have winter?

The majority of the regions with Mediterranean climates have relatively mild winters and very warm summers. However, winter and summer temperatures can vary greatly between different regions with a Mediterranean climate.

Is the Mediterranean warm?