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11 Most Important Geographical Phenomena

1. Solstice The word solstice is derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), because at the solstices, the Sun stands still in declination; that is, the seasonal movement of the Sun's path (as seen from Earth) comes to a stop before reversing direction. A solstice is an astronomical event that occurs twice each year (in June and December)

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