Dr. Universe: How does land affect the weather?

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The surface of the earth is covered in all kinds of landforms — tall mountains, deep valleys, wide canyons and scenic shorelines. A little less than a third of our planet is land and the rest is mostly ocean, said my friend Nic Loyd, a WSU meteorologist.

See the complete answer on how the land affects the weather at the Dr. Universe website.

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