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Weather
Day to day conditions of the atmosphere, can change quickly. Mainly localised
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Climate
Weather conditions over longer periods of time and over larger areas.
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Latitude
Imaginary Lines around the earth running parallel to the equator.
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Altitude
A measure of an area's height above sea level.
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Depression
An area of low air pressure
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Air mass
A large body of air with similar characteristics of temperature and humidity.
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Tornado
Fast rotating winds that can cause a lot of damage to land and cities.
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Drought
A shortage of water.
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Coriolis force
Apparent fore, due to the spinning of the Earth, which deflects movement of particles and wind.
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Levees
Banks found at the side of rivers. They are naturally formed when rivers flood and deposit sediment, but can be artificially constructed to help stop flooding.
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Card 2

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Weather conditions over longer periods of time and over larger areas.

Back

Climate

Card 3

Front

Imaginary Lines around the earth running parallel to the equator.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

A measure of an area's height above sea level.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

An area of low air pressure

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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