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What Causes Climate
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T or F: TEMPERATURE is affected by latitude, altitude, distance from large bodies of water, and ocean currents.
T or F: Many mountainous areas have WARMER climates than the lower areas around them.
False - cooler
T or F: In general, areas near the POLES have warmer climates because the sun's rays hit Earth's surface more directly there.
False - equator
T or F: The main factors that affect TEMPERATURE are prevailing winds, the presence of mountains, and seasonal winds.
False - precipitation
T or F: CLIMATE is the average, year-after-year conditions of temperature, precipitation, wind, and clouds in an area.
Between the tropical zones and the polar zones are the ______ zones.
Much of the west coasts of North America, South America, and Europe have ______ climates.
______ winds are those that usually blow in one direction in a region.
Inland regions of North America and Asia have ______ climates
______ are sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons.
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