A new study discovers that the Meghalayan rain forest, the northernmost in the world, is similar in structure and diversity to the other rain forests found near the Equator. Consider the following given statements about rain forests:
- Rain forests are found between ten degrees North and South latitudes from the Equator.
- Owing to tremendous amount and diversity of foliage in tropical rain forests, rain forest soils are rich in nutrients.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2