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Chapter 3, Lesson 1: Touching the Clouds (pp. 44-47)

I. Height Makes a Difference

II. A Powerful Force

    A. Mountains can affect the weather a long distance away.

    B. As clouds move from west to east over a mountain, they drop most of the rain on the west side of the mountain.

    C. Mountains usually protect land east of them from winds and storms.

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