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Intro to World Geography

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Humid equatorial climate
A
Dry climate
B
Humid Temperate Climate
C
Humid Cold Climate
D
Cold Polar Climate
E
Unclassified Highlands
H
characterized by humid, tropical (warm)
A
characterized by dry
B
characterized by humid, comparatively mild
C
characterized by snow, cold
D
characterized by ice, frigid polar
E
characterized by varies with elevation
H
located at the equator
A
located at lower & mid latitude
B
located at mid lat 1
C
located at mid lat 2
D
located at polar
E
located at the mountainous regions
H
moisture is classified how?
subgroups, second letter
semi-arid
S; for B regions only
arid
W; for B regions only
moist all year
f (frequent rain) - A, C, & D
winter dry
w (3 seasons wet, one dry) - A, C, D
summer dry
s (3seasons wet, one dry) - A, C, D
short, dry season
m (monsoon) -(rainy most of the time) - A,C,D
summer thaw
T (tundra) - E
constantly frozen
F (frozen) - E
temperature is classified how? only applies to what 2 regions
3rd letter = temp; C & D
hot summer
a
cool summer
b
short, cool summer
c
very cold winter
d
Af
Tropical rainforest
Aw
Tropical savanna
BS
Steppe
Cfa
humid sub-tropical
Cfb
marine west coast
Cs
mediterranean
BW
desert
what is the abbreviation for Starkville, MS
Cfa