Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Same Latitudes

North America and Europe superimposed on each other to show what areas are at the same latitude.

The Gulf Stream helps a LOT to keep Scotland, Ireland, and England a few degrees warmer than they might otherwise be.


Jennifer said...

Worth noting that the Gulf Stream is not a stable feature of the Earth system, and climate change could potentially result in cooling off Europe through changing oceanic circulation. Eg
(Many many references available).

Karen Carroll said...

Note that people who immigrated to the US, often settled in areas of the America where the climate resembled their home country