The picture in figure shows tree line along the sea coast on an island near the equator. As shown, the tree tops are permanently bent in one direction. Are the trees bent towards the sea or away from it? Explain.

AcademicPhysicsNCERTClass 7

On the sea coast on an island near the equator, heating and cooling of the air is a general phenomenon. In the daytime air above the land gets heated up quickly and rises above the land and the cool air of the sea is replaced. the trees bend towards the land due to this sea breeze.

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