Taiwan is an island 120 miles east of the Chinese Mainland. It is about 200 miles long and 90 miles wide with a total land area of 13,900 square miles and a population of 18 million. The Tropic of Cancer (23oN latitude) passes through the southern part of the island. The subtropical weather provides as ample 40-inch annual rainfall and mild average temperature of 77oF.
"Forestry in Taiwan,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 69
, Article 8.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol69/iss1/8