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This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
'A' in a temperature content refers to what?VERY COLD (formed over the arctic)
Most westerly climate region in Canada
They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
What is created when the cold Labrador Current meets the warm Gulf Stream?Creates low visibility so they use lighthouses.
Air from the Pacific Ocean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Most easterly climate region in Canada
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
Southern Ontario and Quebec
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
Regions close to water have less temperature variation and a different climate.
'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
The boundary between the cold, dry polar air and warm tropical air is called what?
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Largest Canadian forest area
Air masses from the Carribean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
The day to day characteristics of temperature, rain/precipitation in a specific area.
North of the Boreal forest
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
High altitude current of fast-moving air is called what?Airplanes fly here.
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
Air masses from Baffin Island would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Most northerly climate region in Canada
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)

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Tags:Canada, climate, geo, geology, latitude, weather