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FinalExamReview 3

chapter 3

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climate usal predicatble pattern of weather over a long period of time
current moving streams of water in the world oceans affected climate
drought long period of extream dryness and water shortage
high-latitude climate cold climate lies from 60 gegrees north to the north pole and form 60 degrees south to the south pole
high climate cool or cold climate that varies with eleavration (like high up in the mountaind)
tropical climate warm year round extandsd from the equater to the tropic of cancer (23-1/2 degrees north) and form the equator to the tropic of corpricorn (23-1/2 degrees south to 60 dergrees south
mid-latitude climate tempertaure climate (think season) extend from 231/2 degress south to 60 degress south
prevailing wind movements of air that travel around the earth in a typicL pattern
El Nino casued by the combination of the temperature wind and water formed when cold winds form the north arer weak. pacific oceans gets warmer. occurs every 3 years
La Nina Eastern winds become strong and the oppistie of El Nino occurs-Pacific Oceans gets colder
dry climate dry to partially dry areas with little to no rain; temperatures can range from very cold to very hot
typhoon name of a hurrican in Asio
tornado funnel-shaped windstorm:sometimes forms during a thunderstorm
tropics low latitude region between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn
mountain land with steep sides that rise sharply (1000 ft or more) from surronding land
moutain range a series of connected moutains
monsoon seasonal wind that blows over a continet for a long peroid of time
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