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Final Exam Review 3

Ch.3 Vocab

Climate Usual predictable pattern of weather over a long period of time
Drought Long period of extreme dryness and water shortness
Hurricane Violent tropical storm with high winds and heavy rainfall
High-altitude climate Cold climate lies from 60 degrees North to the North Pole and from 60 degrees South to the South Pole
Highland Climate Cool or cold climate that varied with elevation (like high up in the mountains
Tropical Climate Warm year-round extends from the equator to the Tropic of Cancer (23 1/2 degrees North) and from the equator to the Tropic of Capricorn (23 1/2 degrees South)
Mid-latitude Climate Temperature climate (seasons) extend from 23 1/2 degrees North to 60 degrees North and 23 1/2 degrees South to 60 degrees South
Prevailing Wind Movements of air that travel around the Earth in a typical pattern
El Nino Caused by the combination of temperature, wind, and water. Formed when cold winds from the North are weak. Pacific Ocean gets warmer. Happens every three years.
La Nina Eastern winds become strong and the opposite of El Nino occurs, Pacific Ocean gets cooler.
Dry Climate Dry to partially dry areas with little to no rain; temperatures can range from very cold to very hot
Typhoon The name for hurricanes in Asia
Tropics A low latitude region between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
Monsoon A seasonal wind that blows over a continent for a long period of time
Weather Unpredictable changes in the air that takes place in a short period of time
Created by: RylieS



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