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How to fish for lake trout fishing tips

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 Abigail Isaiah (August 15, 2012)  If you want to have lots of success when you fish for lake trout, make sure you know the most important lake trout fishing tips. Most lake trout can be found in the United States and Canada. Lake trout can be classified as both game fish and food fish. Lake trout are the largest species of the trout family and can be as large as 40 pounds. Lake trout prefer oxygen-rich cold deep water, .. (Weather)

Building your Food Storage in Face of the Fermi Paradox

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 Cade Lennox (May 11, 2012)  The Fermi paradox basically draws attention to the fact that, although there is an abundance of evidence that life-sustaining planets exist in the relative nearness of space, there have been no other signs of intelligent life yet discovered. Understanding the implications of the Fermi paradox could be one of the largest factors in your personal efforts to create your food storage system . (Weather)

Top Everglades Tours and Miami Attractions

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 Jean Francois (January 29, 2012)  Miami Fl Attractions and Everglades tours Miami and Creative Ideas. This is located on the southern tip of Florida and this park is a home of 14 exceptional and scarce species. Here you can see Florida Panther, American Crocodile, West Indian Manatee and many more. Many of the researchers and explorers plan their holidays to Miami in order to visit this place. Here you can great .. (Weather)

Place in Miami and Miami Seaquarium Attractions and Free Things to Do

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 Jean Francois (January 27, 2012)  Florida Travel options are extreme and you have the ability to tour Florida in all locations. The tours in central Florida are literally coast-to-coast. Southern Tours in Miami include party boats and northern tours in St. Augustine have history and alligators. Then, for the adventurer you can catch an airboat in the Seaquarium or snorkel Key West for your chosen day of excitement. A .. (Weather)

Sailing Types of fish and Nevada To Key American aspect Amazing Fun.

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 Jean Francois (January 16, 2012)  Nevada is an interesting city of the National state Florida which is known for universities, and features. Informed there are many companies here strengthening the entrepreneurs from all over the The u. s. and as well as the community to book tracks to Nevada and develop companies here. The conditions here are ideal, with wet summer period time frame and dry summer period time frame .. (Weather)

Miami weather guide for tourist

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 Jean Francois (December 05, 2011)  This is a guide for the popular Miami weather and the beaches in the greater Miami area. For tourists coming down to visit Miami’s award winning beaches it is good to know what kind of beach you might be heading to while on vacation. Bal Harbor Beach is on 96th and Collins Avenue. This beach has palm shaded walking/jogging paths, watersport rentals, and fishing. There are no .. (Weather)

A List of Possible Disasters

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 Cade Lennox (November 14, 2011)  Knowledge will be your best weapon in combating against these uncomely events. Unfortunately you do not have enough fingers to count how many kinds of disaster there are out there. Fortunately however, you can still count them and be prepared for the worst. Preparation makes these events less scary and allows you to be full of confidence for the future. The first disaster is a .. (Weather)

Bazaar Weather Recently in Miami

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 Jean Francois (August 28, 2011)  Over the past couple week’s very bazaar weather occurrences have been happening at different parts of the world in a small amount of time. The current weather occurrence that people are keeping an eye on at the moment is the huge hurricane Irene, which has been plowing through the Caribbean over the past day. Earthquakes on the Eastern boarder of the United States of America, .. (Weather)

Earthquake Rattles East Coast

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 Jean Francois (August 23, 2011)  On August 23, 2011 an Earthquake rattled the east coast of the United States of America with the epicenter based in Virginia, with a magnitude of 5.9. Tremors could be felt throughout the east coast as far as New Hampshire to North Carolina. Immediately thousands of builders throughout the east coast were evacuated after the quake, the streets of the cities hit were filled with .. (Weather)

Weird Weather!

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 Kevin Baum (January 20, 2009)  My wife and I recently enjoyed a rare, and spectacular meteor shower from our small country home in Central Texas. With the near-full moon rising in the east, the shooting stars running north to south, the temperature hovering around 50, and the coyotes hooting in the distance, it was a perfect night for watching one of nature's most enjoyable fireworks displays. Its hard to watch such .. (Weather)

Stratocumulus Clouds - Low, Lumpy, and Dull

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 Mark Boardman (January 12, 2009)  Stratocumulus clouds are one of the most common worldwide clouds and are an excellent indicator of moisture content in the lower atmosphere. Stratocumulus is a low cloud, with its base usually below 7000 ft. It forms patches, sheets or extensive layers of grey and white cloud and has a ragged appearance along its upper surface but may have a flat, well-defined base. Stratocumulus clouds . (Weather)

Could the Weatherman Be Giving You the Wrong Temperatures For the Day?

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 Travis Hill (January 11, 2009)  Imagine going for a jog; one of the landmarks that you pass while jogging is a clinic. Between this clinic and the sidewalk you jog on is a 1 1/2 foot deep ditch. The sidewalk is 6 inches higher than the 1 1/2 foot deep ditch. Day one, you jog by the clinic and notice that the ditch is dry. After you come back from your jog, the clouds roll in and unleash their contents. It rains all .. (Weather)

Clouds Tell Us a Lot About the Weather

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 Leroy C. Calstard (December 15, 2008)  Do you ever lay on the grass and looked up at the clouds? We all like to pick out various shapes and watch them change in the breeze. Did you know there is a scientific way to do this? English scientist Luke Howard in 1803 developed a cloud classification system. Such classification allows other scientists to study cloud patterns. His system is still used to today and it helps us to .. (Weather)

Lake Effect Snow

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 Mark Boardman (December 14, 2008)  Lake effect snow can cause large local variations in snow depth with 50 cm of snow accumulate over the course of a few days near the shore and a few miles inland from the lake shore there may be no snowfall at all. Lake effect snow does occur in regions away from the great lakes (for example along Lake Baikal in Russia) but it is far more pronounced and and destructive to ground and air . (Weather)

Weather - Are We Victims Or Creators of Change?

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 Linda Hancock (December 10, 2008)  When I was a little girl, growing up on the prairies in Canada, I remember the extremity of the weather. In minutes, fingers and noses would freeze and skin would turn from red to white quickly. Snowbanks were deep and snow fell frequently during the winter months. I remember watching plows work feverishly to clean roads so that families and vehicles were freed from their captivity .. (Weather)

How Do Hurricanes Form?

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 Rich Johnson (October 01, 2008)  Hurricanes usually form in the summer or early autumn when several key atmospheric ingredients come together. Contrary to common belief, many factors other than warm ocean water cause hurricanes to form. In fact, the water is always warm enough in the deep tropics for hurricanes to form all year long. During the winter and spring, upper air winds are hostile, and usually do not allow .. (Weather)

Hurricane Ike Hits Louisville KY

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 Michelle R. Hill (September 23, 2008)  After leveling the great state of Texas, then barging it's way through surrounding Louisiana, Hurricane Ike has wreaked more havoc than any other Hurricane to hit land in the United States. On Sunday September 14, the first day of power outage in Louisville, KY, many residents were forced to relive days when electricity and transportation were in the early stages of life. Gas prices .. (Weather)

Primary Causes of Climate Variability

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 David Urmann (September 23, 2008)  The Earth is always experiencing climate variability according to several climate specialists. In general, climate is identified by a long-term pattern of weather conditions. Climate is not similar to weather since the latter refers to short-term variations such as the development and movement of the weather system. The climate's variability and predictability is defined as the often .. (Weather)

I Love Electricity!

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 Richard A Davis (September 22, 2008)  Hurricane Ike is history, but the damage from Ike is anything but history. The hurricane took its toll on a strip of the U. S. from Galveston to Chicago and beyond. Many were without power for days. Some of us whined about it. My wife and I found out just how spoiled we are when it comes to having electricity! We all have our routines. Especially me. I wake up in the morning and one of .. (Weather)

After Ike - A Shifting Landscape

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 Rosemary Poole-Carter (September 20, 2008)  What can I live without? As a resident of the Texas Gulf Coast area, I have contemplated that question more and more in recent years. Of course, part of my musing is inspired by my growing older, adjusting to an empty nest, facing-and appreciating-the fragile and transitory nature of all life. Then, in 2005, Hurricane Katrina, followed shortly by Hurricane Rita, set the modern standard .. (Weather)

It's a Bit Early For a Freeze, Isn't It?

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 Mark Boardman (September 18, 2008)  The passage of a Canadian cold front will introduce a touch of Autumn to the northeastern US. Cool and breezy weather conditions will prevail as the heat and humidity is replaced by this polar air. An advancing cold front from the north is combining with a polar high pressure system and will bring on the first frost and freeze of the season for a large part of the Northeast.   A .. (Weather)

After Ike - The Pathos and Pain of Disaster

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 Jerry Elrod (September 18, 2008)  After Ike, those of us less affected than many went about the routine of minor clean up. It didn't take long. There were limbs strewn about the property, leaves down in clumps, all the patio furniture had to be put back in place. But imagine, no trees, no leaves, no patio! Imagine nothing being where something was. Imagine the utter helplessness. Listen to the cries, again, for help .. (Weather)

Severe Weather - 5 Tips For Coping With Weather Stress

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 Sara Healy (September 16, 2008)  When severe weather is upon us, we experience weather stress. Our bodies go into crisis mode. Adrenaline starts to flow in reaction to the emergency situation. This helps us take action. We seek safety and protect ourselves and our family from the impact of the weather. It's after things calm down that weather stress begins to turn on us. The adrenaline that helped us during and .. (Weather)

Hurricane Ike - He's Coming!

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 Richard A Davis (September 11, 2008)  I am working today. And because a big nasty hurricane is moving straight towards Texas, and I work for the fire department, I am very busy. Not too busy, however to write this article! We have upped our manning by hiring extra overtime. People are evacuating the coast, which means they will be leaving and going wherever they choose. That includes our little part of the world. The .. (Weather)

Weather and Business - A Great Day For Selling

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 Mark Boardman (September 09, 2008)  Okay, so it's hot and you want an ice-cream. That seems obvious, but what is less obvious is the breakdown of different ice-cream types sold in differing weather. For instance in moderate warmth a soft ice-cream in a cone is sold more. However if it starts to get really hot people tend to look for something more thirst quenching such as an ice lolly, which is effectively a drink on a .. (Weather)

Hurricane Ike - Give the Caribbean a Break

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 Mark Boardman (September 07, 2008)  The northern coast of Cuba has now been hit by Ike and once again a mass evacuation has been implemented. Wind speeds in excess of 120 mph are battering the area with storm surge and torrential rain causing widespread flooding. Nearly 50 people are reported dead on Haiti and Hurricane Ike has destroyed 80% of all homes on the main Turks and Caicos Islands (as quoted by the Turks and .. (Weather)

Perfect Conditions Make For Perfect Storms - How Hurricanes Form

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 Mark Decherd (September 03, 2008)  If you've ever wondered why hurricanes arrive like clockwork during “hurricane season, " it's because conditions are just right. With the warm waters of late summer, low pressure systems, and other conditions in place, hurricanes are born. Hurricanes start out as low pressure weather systems over Africa and emerge as tropical disturbances over the warm waters of the Atlantic .. (Weather)

Hurricane Gustav Cleanup Begins

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 Mark Decherd (September 02, 2008)  The nation has learned a great deal since Hurricane Katrina set her sights on the City of New Orleans. A second monster, Hurricane Gustav, put the Gulf Coast on alert just three short years later. With the lessons learned still lingering, a mass exodus took place. This time, there would be no Super Dome or lackluster response. While the people, government, and disaster relief agencies .. (Weather)

Wind Warning - Accelerating Hurricane and Tornado Wind Damage Creating Armageddon Scenario by 2031

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 Strephon Kaplan-Williams (September 01, 2008)  An Armageddon Scenario does not have to be something out of the Bible. In fact the scientists have collected date that describes an Impending Destruction far more real. We set trends and even dates here to show how the world's civilizations can, and maybe will be, destroyed by an accelerated wind power as illustrated in the records of both hurricanes and tornadoes hitting the United .. (Weather)

Yolo County Flooding

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 Mark Decherd (September 01, 2008)  Yolo County, California has a history of flooding including levee breaks, Cache Creek overflows, and numerous floods along the waterways surrounding Yolo county communities such as Davis, Winters, West Sacramento, and Woodland. Like most of the areas near the Sacramento Delta, communities in Yolo rely on a system of levees to protect low-lying properties from floods. However, the levee .. (Weather)

Please, God

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 Tena Faruque (September 01, 2008)  Gustav is coming closer to New Orleans-and I remember another day three years ago. I recall images and the emotions they evoked that I will never in my life forget. That there is also this stirring fear it could happen again that brings tears to my eyes. According to the news this morning, Gustav may have weakened to a Category 2, down from the Category 4 that it was when taking aim .. (Weather)

Weather Explained - A Brief Explanation of What You Should Know

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 Steven Milbrandt (September 01, 2008)  People instinctively seem to know how important weather is to their daily lives, especially in areas where it changes often. This is important because an unprotected individual in the face of severe weather can be significantly injured or killed by its effects. Having at least a cursory understanding of what the weather is will mean that you are not only more informed and educated, but .. (Weather)

The Explosion of Hurricane Gustav

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 Mark Boardman (August 31, 2008)  Hurricane Gustav formed on the 25th August and has raced across the Atlantic and exploded from a tropical storm to a category 4 hurricane in just 12 hours. Saffir-Simpson Hurricane categories: Cat 1: Winds 74-95mph, storm surge 4-5ft Cat 2: Winds 96-110mph, storm surge 6-8ft Cat 3: Winds 111-130mph, storm surge 9-12ft Cat 4: Winds 131-155mph, storm surge 13-18ft Cat 5: Winds over .. (Weather)

Hurricanes - Tips For Dealing With Them

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 Alton Hargrave (August 29, 2008)  Some Tips For Dealing With Hurricanes Keep yourself informed. We have a wealth of timely information available to us in the form of television and the Internet. You can always know the latest information and time your decisions and preparations to your best advantage. Plan to have radio, tv, or Internet service throughout the storm or hurricane. You may not have electricity, so battery .. (Weather)

Beware of Gustav

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 Gabrielle Allen (August 29, 2008)  So here we go again another year of panic. I have got to say this is getting so old. I am tired of running for my life every time a storm comes around. I must admit that I love traveling but not under these conditions. Well if you haven't heard about it allow me to fill you in. There is a Tropical Storm right now as it stands named Gustav that is by Haiti right now but the projected .. (Weather)

FlexiDam and Aquabarrier, the Right Choice For a Catastrophe

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 Jonathon Leser (August 23, 2008)  When flooding takes place and water reaches your basement, don't rely on traditional methods and outdated devices to protect your house from floods. Use water dams such as the water-inflatable Flexidam to stop the flood water at your door. This cost effective water dam is faster and cleaner than sand bags and is very useful in case of an emergency. Its inter-connected flexible tubes .. (Weather)

Hurricane Vince - The Worlds Most Unusual Storm

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 Mark Boardman (August 12, 2008)  Vince was the 12th named hurricane of a very busy season that spawned hurricanes Rita and Katrina. Vince formed over part of the Atlantic ocean that was cooler than 24 °C (75 °F), compared to the temperature of  26.5 °C (80 °F) usually required for the development of a tropical storm. It became a storm near the coast of Madeira on October 9th and was named ‘Vince’ soon . (Weather)

Guide to Weather Map Symbols

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 Ian Pennington (August 07, 2008)  Navigation under good atmospheric conditions can be complex without any guide to weather map symbols. Before even planning for any trip to the land of bread and butter in America or the most romantic place in Europe, you have to double-check if the weather is going to cooperate by the time you take off and land on. You might be wondering what those illustrations and figures are .. (Weather)

The Dangers of Lightning

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 Joseph Devine (July 29, 2008)  According to the National Weather Service, there is an average of 87 lightning-related fatalities each year. Unfortunately, many feel that the number of deaths due to lightning is underreported by as much of 30%. If this is true, there are really 120 to 125 deaths due to lightning every year. Of the people struck, roughly 10% die. That leaves the others struck by lightning to deal with . (Weather)

Let it Rain, But Not on the Olympics

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 Mark Boardman (July 29, 2008)  We have been trying to alter the weather for years! American Indians tried to produce rain in times of need, and for many centuries it was believed that the people of Finland were able to control the weather. The Vikings refused to take Finnish sailors on their raids for fear that they would whip up an ocean storm. And Finns were often refused passage on ships into the 20th Century for .. (Weather)

Surviving Severe Weather

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 Steve Kovacs (July 24, 2008)  Severe weather occurs year round throughout the world. Tornados, hurricanes, tsunamis, thunderstorms, micro-bursts, lightening and flooding; they are occurring every day somewhere on our planet. Natural occurring severe weather has caused millions of deaths throughout history. You may be asking yourself, millions, is that possible? Consider that the great Indian Ocean tsunami tragedy .. (Weather)

Tropical Storm Cristobal

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 Mark Boardman (July 22, 2008)  Tropical cyclone Cristobal circulated with its mid point just offshore on the east coast of the US, but it has not become any better organized since the afternoon of Saturday, in fact winds on the North Carolina and South Carolina coastline were quite light. Cristobal brushed the coast on Sunday with only minor impact on land (locally heavy showers and windy weather, but be wary of rip .. (Weather)

Wonderful Weather, Except Here of Course

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 Mark Boardman (July 14, 2008)  You know that feeling. It's been raining all summer and you are travelling to a hot, sunny beach many miles from home. You call home to check on the family, pets and lottery, only to be told the sun has come out and everyone back home is running around in shorts, getting a tan and smiling at each other. It takes the edge off your holiday. We let the weather spoil our fun. Of course .. (Weather)

Hurricane Bertha A Prophetess of Doom?

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 Mark Boardman (July 09, 2008)  Currently Bertha is heading slightly north west and is expected to then swing to the north. This will take her into colder waters where she will continue to weaken and turn back into your everyday depression. Bertha will probably then hitch a ride on the gulf stream and ditch a load of her rain on Britain, such has been the summer over here this year! However, weakening though this .. (Weather)

Home Improvements and Savings With the Hurricane Sock

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 Jim Ames (July 08, 2008)  With the threat of damage associated with hurricane season, more and more homeowners are seeking ways of keeping their home and possessions dry and safe. The best way to make sure home damage is kept at a minimal is to prepare ahead of time and carry effective products that deter the destruction of water leaks, heavy rain, increased precipitation, busted water pipes, flooded basements, .. (Weather)

The Flood of the Century

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 Mark Boardman (July 01, 2008)  The winter of 1996-97 was particularly harsh in the area with a succession of winter storms piling up massive amounts of snow over the large floodplain. Two of the worst hit towns were Fargo and Grand Forks which had a record amount of 117 inches and 98.6 inches of snow fall on the two towns respectively over the winter. The Red River flows north into Lake Winnipeg and as it flows .. (Weather)

Flood Control, Anyone?

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 Marco Miranda (June 30, 2008)  Almost without fail, the continental USA suffers every summer from floods that cause billions of dollars in damages and bring untold grief to people. Is there any solution to this problem? If we can send men to the moon, build mile high buildings and provide the cures to numberless diseases, why can we not control our summer floods? I read this with interest. I had just returned from a .. (Weather)

How to Forecast Hurricanes

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 Rich Johnson (June 24, 2008)  Hurricane forecasting is heavily reliant on computer models. There are many different forecasts available which are built on different mathematical equations. Because of this, hurricane track and intensity forecasts will differ. One must know which of the hurricane forecast models is performing the best. Hurricane forecasts are dependent on available observational data. Unfortunately, .. (Weather)

Brattle Street and Mill Brook Become Lovers Kissing in the Rain

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 Jennifer Shon (June 24, 2008)  After a day of on and off deluging rain and scattered thunder storms on Monday, Mill Brook swelled to the level of overflow, careening across Brattle Street and surprising neighbors. The small brook has been a staple of life in Arlington for over 400 years as five mills were built along the banks since the mid 1600's. The Old Schwamb Mill, located on Mill Street, is the oldest still .. (Weather)

Jamaica's Weather is One of the Best Climates in the World

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 Kevin P McNally (June 22, 2008)  One of the greatest aspects of traveling to Jamaica for a holiday is its year round perfection in weather. Even during the Gulf hurricane season, Jamaica very seldom gets touched by a nasty storm and when it does rain, it is only for a little while before the skies clear up again and the sun shines down. With an average yearly temperature along its coastlines averaging between 80 to 86 . (Weather)




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