arctic air mass

北极气团

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • arctic front — The surface of discontinuity between very cold air flowing directly from the arctic region and another less cold air mass. It is the boundary between the arctic and polar air masses mainly near the Arctic Circle. Advancing warm maritime air over… …   Aviation dictionary

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