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

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