Grade 9 Geography 4

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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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

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