Did you know that the Earth’s crust is thinner under the oceans than it is on the continents?
Did you know that a significant
portion of sea
level rise is due to the expansion of sea water due to increasing
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xChinook : A dry down-slope wind which occurs on the downwind side of a mountain range. It is a rain shadow wind which results from the subsequent (adiabatic) warming of air which has dropped most of its moisture on windward slopes.
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