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# The most favorable locations for the growth of glaciers,

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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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15 Apr 2006, 12:00
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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

B sounds right to me...

A...verbose..
B...seems concise
C distorts the meaning
D again verbose
E...verbose...no need of so many words...
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15 Apr 2006, 12:05
Its b/w B and C.

Will go with B due to correct meaning. In C its changes the meaning.
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15 Apr 2006, 12:41
Can't be C, because the end of the sentence describes the cool, moist middle latitudes, not the polar ones.
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15 Apr 2006, 13:35
B.

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 where there is abundant precipitation and where it is cold enough to allow some snow to accumulate year by year

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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16 Apr 2006, 03:48
(B) modifies the middle latitudes in the most concise way.
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16 Apr 2006, 20:26
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B.

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 where there is abundant precipitation and where it is cold enough to allow some snow to accumulate year by year

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

Good explanations guys.
And of course OA is B!
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11 May 2010, 04:04
Can anybody explain how/why does C change the meaning?
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04 Sep 2012, 02:53
Same here....I don't think that C distorts the intended meaning.
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