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Unformatted text preview: 2. Leftward deflection of wind in the Southern Hemisphere 3. The affect is greatest at the North pole and south pole 4. The affect is least at the equator. 4. Cyclones 1. Low pressure surface lows 1. Ex. Hurricanes and Tornadoes 5. Anti-Cyclone 1. High Pressure Surface Lows 1. Ex. Desserts 6. Semi permanent Conditions of Wind and Pressure 1. Polar High 1. Polar Easterlies 2. Sub polar low 3. Westerly’s 4. Subtropical High 5. Trade Winds 7. Modification to the General Circulation 1. Season displacement of the general circulation 2. Monsoons (from the Arab word for Season) 1. East Asian Monsoon 2. South Asian Monsoon 3. Australian Monsoon 4. West African Monsoon 3. Lesser Winds 1. Sea and Land Breezes 2. Valley and Mountain Breezes 3. Lesser Winds 4. Foehn(ALPS)/Chinook(Rocky MTS)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course GEOG 1114 taught by Professor ? during the Fall '08 term at Oklahoma State.
- Fall '08