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Halasz, Peter. Oblique Rays. Digital image. Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc, 26 June 2007. Web. 08 Jan. 2017.

Which of the following BEST describes the relationship between solar radiation and latitude pictured in the diagram above?

A

Section A of the diagram depicts more intense solar radiation at higher latitudes due to a larger surface area of light striking the surface.

B

Section A of the diagram depicts more intense solar radiation at higher latitudes due to a smaller surface area of light striking the surface.

C

Section B of the diagram depicts more intense solar radiation at the equator due to a larger surface area of light striking the surface.

D

Section B of the diagram depicts more intense solar radiation at the equator due to a smaller surface area of light striking the surface.

E

There is no relationship between solar radiaton and latitude.

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