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A primary cause for surface winds on the earth is the Earths Rotation.

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Uneven heating of the earth's surface


Primary cause? Differences in air temperatures (causing differences in air pressure, leading to winds as the system tries to 'fill' the lower pressure areas with air from the higher pressure areas.)


Because of the rotation of the earth and the shape



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local winds-are winds that blow over short distances caused by unequal heating of the earths surface in a small area. global winds-are winds that blow around the earth from the north pole to the south pole.


the sun heats the air and this helps change the earth's surface


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no, it is actually the other way around


This caused by the rotation of the earth and is called the coriolis effect.


Global winds are caused by the unequal heating of the Earth's surface and by the rotation of the Earth.


The sun and uneven heating of the earth's surface causes all the weather.


unequal heating and cooling cause wind but when large parts of earth get uneven heating, it causes prevailing winds. I'm sorry that I can't find a second one. Suspicious.


Unequal heating over earths surface in a small to medium sized area cause local winds. These winds are very short lived usually not longer than a day.



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