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Chapter 4 II

Climate weather over a long period of time
Microclimate small climate zone different from those around it
Tropical zone hot climate zone near the equator
polar zones cold climate zones around the poles
temperate zones mild climate zones in between tropical and polar zones
marine climates mild climates around the coast
continental climates varied climates on the interior
Windward side of a mountain where wind hits
leeward side of a mountain where wind does not hit
monsoons winds that blow over a long area and change direction
Rain Forests forest where rain constantly falls
savanna tropical grassland
desert places with very little precippitation
steppe semiarid area by a desert
Humid subtropical wet, warm climate
subarctic cold climate with long winters
tundra cold climate
permafrost permanently frozen soil
Created by: SMoswald