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

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