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  1. Feb 2023
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      Found this video to be quite informal, as I didn't know about the currents that go on underwater. The "ocean's conveyor belt". These currents, sometimes called submarine rivers, flow deep below the surface of the ocean and are hidden from immediate detection.

    1. Therefore, the stronger the wind, the longer it blows, and the larger the area of water over which it blows (the fetch), the larger the waves are likely to be.

      Lake Waves are called "Seiches." The impact of the whole Lake, depending on the intensity of the weather system, there can flooding on one end of the lake and dry conditions on the other.

    1. Even under ideal conditions, soil takes thousands of years to develop. Virtually all of northern North America was still glaciated up until 14 ka. Glaciers still dominated the central and northern parts of Canada until around 10 ka, and so, at that time, conditions were still not ideal for soil development even in the southern regions. Therefore, soils in Canada, and especially in central and northern Canada, are relatively young and not well developed.

      I found this to be quite interesting. I never put much into perspective how much our bodies of land have changed in the last thousands of years. This led me to look into the glaciers that covered North America & found that about 20,000 years ago, around the time of our last Ice age,<br /> two ice sheets covered much of North America. Now we'll only find them mostly in our polar regions.