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 ...
California's Saline Valley, in Death Valley National Park, is in the rain shadow of
the Sierra Nevada mountains. The mountains block most precipitation from ...
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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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 ...
The Rain Shadow Effect. A science fair technical paper written by Matt Haugland.
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 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
The rain shadow effect. Click Start Animation. Reset Animation. A rain shadow is
the region of relatively low rainfall that occurs on the side of a mountain.
Rain shadows can be some of the driest places on Earth; the Atacama desert in
the rain ... 2006: Rain Shadow · The Encyclopedia of the Earth: Lake effect snow
interannual variability in the magnitude of this rain-shadow effect, however, which
has important conse ... mates is the ''rain-shadow effect''—the sharp decline in.