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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)
The boundary between the cold, dry polar air and warm tropical air is called what?
High altitude current of fast-moving air is called what?Airplanes fly here.
Most easterly climate region in Canada
Regions close to water have less temperature variation and a different climate.
'T' in a temperature content refers to what?HOT (formed near the tropics)
'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)
The day to day characteristics of temperature, rain/precipitation in a specific area.
Largest Canadian forest area
North of the Boreal forest
They move warm or cold water 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.
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
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Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
'A' in a temperature content refers to what?VERY COLD (formed over the arctic)
'c' in moisture content refers to what?DRY (formed over land)
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
Most westerly climate region in Canada
Southern Ontario and Quebec
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.
Air masses from the Carribean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
Most northerly climate region in Canada

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