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Olympic NP | Hoh Rainforest

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Hall of Mosses. Located at the seaward basis of the Olympic Mountains, the Hoh Rainforest is one of the major temperate rainforests in the USA. It is fully exposed to the humid Pacific air masses brought by the prevailing westerly winds particularly during winter. The average annual rainfall sums up to more than 3 m.

Location
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Created
on Sunday 30 September 2007 by Martin Mergili
Visits and license
2524 visits, CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 DEED license