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What are Spring and Neap tides? - Geography

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What are Spring and Neap tides?

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When the gravitational forces of the sun and the moon work together to attract the earth due to being in a straight line, high tides or Spring tides are caused. When the sun and the moon are in the right angle with respect to the earth, Neap tides or low tides are caused.

Concept: Tides
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Morning Star ICSE Class 9 Total Geography
Chapter 11 Hydrosphere
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