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A rain shadow is a dry area on the leeward side of a mountainous area (away from the wind). ..... This second extreme rain shadow effect partially explains the extreme aridity of the eastern Sahara ...

The Rain Shadow Effect: Definition & Explanation - Video & Lesson ...

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You probably know how regular shadows form. But what about rain shadows? Learn why one side of mountains tends to be so dry, and why we call it the...

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Jan 6, 2013 ... Rain Shadow effect - This lecture explains about the rain shadow formation on desert. http://shomusbiology.com/ Download the study materials ...
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Mar 8, 2015 ... Rain Shadows - dry areas on downwind sides of mountains - are prominent on the Big Island of Hawaii and east of the Cascade Range in the ...
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Apr 16, 2014 ... See an organised list of all the animations: http://doctorprodigious.wordpress.com /hd-animations/

Rain Shadow - Windows to the Universe

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Oct 17, 2008 ... A rain shadow is a dry region of land on the side of a mountain range that is protected from the prevailing winds. Prevailing winds are the winds ...

The Rain Shadow Effect - WeatherPages.com

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The Rain Shadow Effect. A science fair technical paper written by Matt Haugland.

Rain shadow effect - The Free Dictionary

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An area having relatively little precipitation due to the effect of a barrier, such as a mountain range, that causes the prevailing winds to lose their moisture before ...

Rain shadow - definition of rain shadow by The Free Dictionary

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An area having relatively little precipitation due to the effect of a barrier, such as a mountain range, that causes the prevailing winds to lose their moisture before ...

Rain shadow | Define Rain shadow at Dictionary.com

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Rain shadow definition, a region in the lee of mountains that receives less rainfall ... An area having relatively little precipitation due to the effect of a topographic ...

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rain shadow - National Geographic Society

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A rain shadow is a patch of land that has been forced to become a desert because mountain ranges blocked all plant-growing, rainy weather.

Rainshadow Desert - Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Park ...

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The area of southeastern California is a rain shadow desert. The rain shadow effect is produced by the high mountains on the west, which block the movement of ...

Rain Shadow Effect - Olympic Rain Shadow

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The Olympic mountains create a dramatic rain shadow effect when storms and moisture arrive off the Pacific Ocean from the south and west, the prevailing storm  ...