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rain shadow
dry area on the inland side of a mountain
aquifer
underground rock layer through which water flows
rain, sleet, snow
precipitation
partly dry grasslands near a desert which get more rain
steppes
layers of soil that stay frozen
permafrost
seasonal winds
monsoon
water vapor changing into a liquid
condensation
violent storms that form over the Atlantic Ocean
hurricanes
the elevation above which no trees grow
timberline
plant life
vegetation
the sun's heat turning water into vapor
evaporation
weather over a long period of time
climate
height above sea level
elevation
violent storms that form over the Pacific Ocean
typhoons
broad grasslands with few trees
savanna
a cold and dry area which is a vast rolling plain without trees
tundra