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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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When high terrain and climate interact, a rain shadow always seems to affect a region. ... All of these prevailing winds help generate the rain shadow effect that is ...

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Rain shadow effect synonyms, Rain shadow effect pronunciation, Rain shadow effect translation, English dictionary definition of Rain shadow effect. n. An area ...