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GEOG 1- Midterm Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam ( 37 pages long!)


Department
Geography
Course Code
GEOG 1
Professor
Andrew Fricker
Study Guide
Midterm

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UCLA
GEOG 1
MIDTERM EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Geog 1
Prof. Fricker
Spring 2017
Week 1, Lec.1
What was the geological Brexit?
An Ice Age land bridge once connected Britain w/ Europe broke off and makes
Britain an island now
Why is ITCZ called doldrums?
Doldrums = depressed mood
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Sailors would be depressed getting lost out in the ITCZ
What are the effects of the Coriolis force?
Northern hemisphere: deflect right
Southern hemisphere: deflect left
How are winds named?
Winds are named from the direction in which they are coming from
How does the ITCZ move?
Moves across the tropics (north to south and south to north) throughout the
seasons
How does wind circulation move?
Warm water moves from tropics to poles
What is El Nino?
Weakening of Hadley cell and trade winds
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