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Air Masses and Air Fronts
Terms in this set (16)
A body of air that has about the same temperature and moisture throughout
Two huge masses of air collide but do not easily mix
When a warm air mass overtakes a cold air mass
When a rapidly moving cold air mass overtakes a slow-moving warm air mass
When a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet and neither can move the other
A front where a warm air mass is caught between two colder air masses
Cold dry air. forms usually over northern Canada and Alaska
Cold and wet air mass forms over icy cold North Pacific and Atlantic oceans
Describing a warm, dry air mass that forms over land in tropical regions.
Describing a warm, wet air mass that is formed over the ocean in tropical areas.
forms over land; dry
forms over the ocean; wet
forms near the poles; cold
forms near the equator; hot
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