1.LOCATION OF THE MEDITERRIAN LAND
A) The Mediterranean lands are located on the western margins of all the continents except Antarctica.
B)They lie between 30 degree C &40 degree C North and south latitudes.
2.DISTRIBUTION OF THE MEDITERRANEAN LANDS
A)IN ASIA, Areas bordering the Mediterraneans Sea in Asia are Turkey,Syria, Lebanon ans Israel.
B)IN EUROPE; Lands bordering the Mediterraneans Sea include the coastal regions of Portugal,Spain,France,Monaco,Italy, Croatia,Bosnia,Herzegovina(Yugoslavia),Albania,Greece &Crimea(Ukraine) in Europe.
C)IN AFRICA;Areas bordering the Mediterraneans sea inAfrica are Tunisia,Algeria and Morocco.
D)ISLANDS; Many islands in the Mediterranean sea come under this region.eg;Corsica,Sardinia,Crete,Sicily,Cyprus etc..
E)OTHER AREAS; Parts of California inNorth America, Chile in South America, the southern tip of Africa and two different areas in Australia.
The Climate of the Mediterranean Region
a)Summer season is dry.
b)The Sunshine is abundant.
c)The days are warm and nights are cool.
D)Temperatures vary between 20 degrees C and 26 degrees C
E)Hot winds like Sirocco and Santa Anna blow from the deserts causing great inconvenience and discomfort to the people.
a) It rains during winters.
b)Winter temperatures range from 5 degrees C to 15 degrees C.
C)Rainfall is unreliable. It ranges between 25 cms in the equatorward margins and 76 cms.in the poleward margin.
D)Cold winds like Bora and Mistral reduce the temperatures and damage the standing crops,