Mountain ranges and the altitude of a region affects the climate.
Quiz on the Effect of Altitude and Mountains on Climate
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On top of mountains in Yosemite National Park, where there appears to be nothing but rocks, is a surprisingly diverse community of plants. Living in harsh conditions of frigid temperatures and high winds, these plants will be run off the top of the mountain as temperatures rise.
Explains how Chinook winds raise temperatures and eat snow on the leeward side of some mountain ranges.
This study guide summarizes the key points of the four concepts about the effect of latitude, atmospheric circulation, continental position, and altitude and mountains on climate. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.