My friend has gone camping on Lopez Island every summer for nearly 20 years. She likes Lopez, because in the Pacific Northwest rain is always a possibility, but Lopez is in the rain shadow. 19 more words
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Those of us who talk about grasslands, talk about their rounded curves a lot.
Hey, Glaciers, thanks for that.
This is a land held in tension against wind and light, using opposition to it to create tension, which is then harvested in spring growth … 92 more words
You’ve stumbled across this blog all about what makes rain shadows and how they are linked to atmospheric rivers. Here, we explain what a rain shadow is, and at the end of the post, you might even be able to answer the question “why care?” Any geographical region will have prevailing wind patterns, which are the direction(s) the wind blows most often. 537 more words