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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
Textbook Problem

The following nine locations are represented by the data in the previous table, although not in the order listed: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California. Use an atlas or Google Earth and your knowledge of climates to match the climatic data with these locations.

a)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “A” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

Explanation

Since the precipitation in the driest winter months (June and August with precipitation) is less than one-tenth of the precipitation of the wettest summer month (July with precipitation 1.1cm) and the mean annual temperature (

b)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “B” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

c)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “C” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

d)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “D” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

e)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “E” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

f)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “F” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

g)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “G” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

h)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “H” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

i)

To determine

The locations that represent climate “I” by the data in the previous table are from the following nine locations: Albuquerque, New Mexico; Edinburgh, Scotland; Belém, Brazil; Benghazi, Libya; Faya, Chad; Kano, Nigeria; Miami, Florida; Perth, Australia; Eureka, California.

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