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Global issues climatic hazards

Conditions that lead to tropical storms and hurricanes

Climatic controls

Tilt of the earth (axis)
Proximity to coastline
Ocean features
Local features, urban areas altitude

Causes of the Hadley cell

The equator is the hottest part of the earth as it receives most sunlight. The…

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Global issues climatic hazards

The largest hurricanes are located at the 30 degree latitude mark. They are
located in the oceans and don't travel far inland. They are strongest in the
southeast of Asia and in the gulf of Mexico as the oceans are shallower here so
are easy to…


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