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Geography 265 Exercise 4 Section 1 2 Distance (kilometres (km) Mb in 2-3 103.75 3.06 5-6 68.31 2.02 8-9 48.51 1.43 9-10 43.01 1.27 10-20 209.7 6.19 20-30 43.32 1.28 40-50 2.08 0.06 60-70 0.17 0.005 Calculation applied to all values. Mb values collected from the table provided in the manual. 2.0 km to 3.0 km 898.76mb – 795.01mb = 103.75mb 103.75mb x 0.0295in/mb = 3.06 1. Name the winds that blow poleward of the subtropical highs in both hemispheres. Why are they so much stronger in the southern hemisphere? [2 marks] 2. Name the winds around the high pressure cells located at the North and South poles. In which hemisphere do they appear to be more consistent, and why? [2 marks] 3. Compare the air flow over India in winter and summer. What is the cause of the seasonal reversal? What is this phenomenon called, and how does it affect India’s precipitation pattern? [3 marks] 4. Refer to Figure 5.13a of the Geosystems textbook, “Global mean temperatures for January.” On this map, note the location of the 6°C isotherm as it crosses the Atlantic and Pacific oceans in the northern hemisphere. Why does this isotherm occur at higher latitudes along
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  • Winter '18
  • Gary Schnidler
  • wind direction, high pressure cells, pressure cells, America. Air pressure

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