StudyGuideCh6 - CHAPTER 6 THE ATMOSPHERE AND THE OCEANS...

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CHAPTER 6 THE ATMOSPHERE AND THE OCEANS FILL IN THE BLANK 1. Abnormally warm surface water temperatures occur in the eastern tropical Pacific during _El_____ ____Nino________. 2. The highest northern latitude at which the sun will be directly overhead in the sky is called the Tropic of ______Cancer____________. 3. The atmosphere is fairly transparent to radiation that has __short_____________ wavelengths. 4. A dome of water beneath a strong low-pressure system that is driven onto land is called a _____storm___________ ___surge____________. 5. Sheets of new sea ice can be broken into _________pancakes_______________ by the wind. 6. Air moves from regions of __high_______ pressure to regions of ___low______ pressure. 7. The areas of high-pressure at 30°N and S are called the ____horse___________ latitudes. 8. A region of low precipitation on the protected side of islands is called a ____rain________ _______shadow___________. 9.
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