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

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