Elementary Climate Science from the Southeast Pacific Crossword
Answers will come from this set of words: salty, Atacama, true, dust, false, buoy, dry, space, radar, monsoon, team, questions, cacti, mining, copper, anchovy, Andes, Moai, no, clouds, drizzle, fog, Earth
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