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- adverb Toward a pole of the earth.
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- adjective Towards a
- adverb Towards a pole
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Two hundred and twenty-three tracks wide, slowly migrating polewards to more oil and frozen fresh water.
Potentilla, why are deserts expanding and growing zones emigrating polewards? as something or other must be causing these recorded phenomena.
When Australia was still attached to Antarctica, warm equatorial currents reaching polewards ensured an equable wet and warm climate.
Yes, the storms move polewards, but on a scale of days/weeks, while the upwards movement and its radiation to space/falling as rain take place on the scale of minutes or hours.
The effect of warming if warming is deleterious to corals would be to have them migrate polewards.
Water evaporates from the oceans, and subsequently as the air mass moves polewards, or to higher elevation it cools, condensing the vapour and leading to precipitation.
It seems to be generally held that warm air is passing polewards from the equator continuously at the high levels.
In a time of general warming, like the last 300 years, we would expect them to move slightly polewards.
Ecologists generally agree that trees and forests in the temperate zone will shift polewards in a warming world.
There may also be additive effects, i.e. natural variability imposed on polewards heat transfer and sea ice (the Artic Oscillation, say).