Grade 9 Geography 4

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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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