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783. The most favorable locations for the growth of glaciers, rather than being the cold, dry polar regions, would be instead the cool, moist middle latitudes, where there is abundant precipitation and where it is cold enough to allow some snow to accumulate year by year.

(A) glaciers, rather than being the cold, dry polar regions, would be instead the cool, moist middle latitudes
(B) glaciers are not the cold, dry polar regions but the cool, moist middle latitudes
(C) glaciers are the cool, moist middle latitudes rather than the cold, dry polar regions
(D) glaciers, instead of being the cold, dry polar regions, would be the cool, moist middle latitudes
(E) glaciers are, instead of the cold, dry polar regions, rather the cool, moist middle latitudes
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09 Nov 2009, 03:09
ya B--Meaning

check the RHS part
it clears everything
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10 Nov 2009, 02:11
I also like B, but....I dont know what´s wrong with C?? could anybody explain me?

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10 Nov 2009, 03:14
Clause "where there is abundant precipitation ..." is modifier of the nearest phrase, and it corresponds to "cool, moist middle latitudes", which B described.
For C, the modifier contradicts with "cold, dry polar regions".

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10 Nov 2009, 03:45
sayysong wrote:
Clause "where there is abundant precipitation ..." is modifier of the nearest phrase, and it corresponds to "cool, moist middle latitudes", which B described.
For C, the modifier contradicts with "cold, dry polar regions".

Hope it helps.

Thanks! That helped!
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10 Nov 2009, 17:51
sayysong wrote:
Clause "where there is abundant precipitation ..." is modifier of the nearest phrase, and it corresponds to "cool, moist middle latitudes", which B described.
For C, the modifier contradicts with "cold, dry polar regions".

Hope it helps.

I agree. "B" is the best choice.
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