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Unformatted text preview: What would otherwise be a very dry region is moderated by adiabatic cooling of the rising air, which provides some rainfall. It is an area of scrub growth mixed with conifers and Eucalyptus (all plants that can handle dry conditions) rather than desert. Area 3: This is quite near the 30 th parallel and does not have any moderating factors. Any air movement would be coming across the continent. Desert grass and scrub is found here. Winds Winds Ocean current Ocean current...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course ES ES271 taught by Professor Machaut during the Spring '10 term at Colby.
- Spring '10