Mountain ranges and the altitude of a region affects the climate.
Learn about the five factors that affect climate through this great video: temperature, latitude, topography, oceans, and wind.
The influence of mountains on climate is described in this video through drawings, demonstrations, and descriptions.
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Reviews how altitude, mountains, and prevailing winds affect 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.