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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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Why do some of these pressure belts occur in pairs?

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The reason why some of the pressure belts occur in pairs.

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The atmospheric pressure on the Earth is not the same everywhere. It varies like the temperature does, based on the latitude location mostly. The accompanying figure shows the comprehensive model of the pressure belts on the Earth. It gives a better understanding of global wind circulations and dominant pressure patterns and also a general idea about the latitudinal patterns of surface atmospheric pressure, which affects the weather and climate regions on the Earth...

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