Grade 9 Geography 4

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Can you name the the factors of climate?

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'm' in moisture content refers to what?WET (formed over water)
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)
Air masses from Baffin Island would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Most northerly climate region in Canada
The height above sealevelThe higher up, the colder
They move warm or cold water from one region to another.
Air masses from the Carribean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Regions close to water have less temperature variation and a different climate.
Air from the Pacific Ocean would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
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
The distance (north south) from the equator.The closer to the equator, the warmer as you get more direct sun rays.
Includes the Rocky Mountains, BC and Yukon mainly.
Wind in Canada is called what?Not from the east,,,
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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.
Largest Canadian forest area
Air masses from Central America would be considered what (temperature and moisture notation)
Southern Ontario and Quebec
Long term weather patterns over a large area.
This moves warm/cold air masses from one region to another
Southern Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba
'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)
Physical features such as mountain ranges. Mountains would block air masses or rain, affecting climate
North of the Boreal forest
'P' in a temperature content refers to what?COOL (formed between 55 & 66 degrees N))
Most westerly climate region in Canada

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