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Satellites as a weather platform began to be used about the same time that man landed on the moon. What was the name of the record hurricane captured in 1969? Camil le Ivan Gloria Katrin a Arguably, the most important scientific discovery revealed by 20th century mapping of the ocean floor was ..... deep ocean currents vast petroleum reserves plate tectonics abyssal colonies Remarkably the atmospheric circulation cells on Earth don't change much from season to season True False When referring to a water molecule, what does "polarity" mean? A water molecule likes to spin in a circle A water molecule has opposite charges on either side A water molecule is flexible like a long pole A water molecule is up one day and down
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the next The Coriolis Force in the atmosphere is attributed to the .... rotation of Earth tectonic activity of Earth unequal heating of Earth magnetic field of Earth An ocean gyre could be explained as a .... water tied into a knot current a spiral zone of upwelling circular flow of water giant drain to the bottom of
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