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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 Desert, which is the driest and the sunniest  ...

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Aug 26, 2015 ... 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 ...

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Jan 21, 2011 ... California's Saline Valley, in Death Valley National Park, is in the rain shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The mountains block most ...

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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  ...

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rain shadow. An area having relatively little precipitation due to the effect of a topographic barrier, especially a mountain range, that causes the prevailing winds ...

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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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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 ...

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Often times, mountains stand as barriers to clouds so as to prevent precipitation from falling on certain sides of them. This phenomenon is the result of the warm ...