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James Petersen
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

How are the land breeze–sea breeze and monsoon circulations similar? How are they different?

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The way in which land breeze, sea breeze, and monsoon circulations are similar and different.

Explanation

The land breeze and sea breeze and monsoon circulations are the local winds. Although they are located in a smaller area, they are important. The land breeze and sea breeze are an everyday cycle of local winds that is in response to the difference in the heating of land and water. Land during the day time warms to higher temperatures than the nearby water body, and the air expands and rises over the land, which creates a low pressure zone. This rising air is replaced by the cool air from the sea during the day time...

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