Weather 5-1 6-3 & 6-2 STUDY GUIDE KEY : Oceans, Winds, Heat, & Climate Section: (6-3 ) winds
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Wind occurs because of differences in ___________________.
What are the bands called of high and low pressure about every 30° latitude ___________________________________________________.
The speed of air flow is called ____________________.
Narrow belts of winds that can reach 400 km/h are called ________________________
Winds are named by the direction they ____________________.
Winds in the Northern Hemisphere turn ___________________ around a high pressure system.
Winds in the Southern Hemisphere turn ___________________ around a low pressure system.
Winds blow because pressure is moving from _____ amounts to ______ amounts.
high to low
Winds curve on the Earth because of the ________ of the Earth.
The curvature of the winds on the Earth is called __________________.
Air moves in large, circular patterns called __________________________.
The winds that blow from 30° latitude in both hemispheres toward the equator are called _______________________.
The winds that blow from 30° to 60° latitude in both hemispheres are called ________________________.
The winds that blow from the poles to 60° latitude in both hemispheres are called _____________________________________.
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