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World's Hurricane Tracks

World's Hurricane Tracks | Geography Education | Scoop.it

"170 Years of the World’s Hurricane Tracks on One Dark and Stormy Map."

Seth Dixon's insight:

What physical forces create hurricanes?  What spatial patterns are evident? How does this map impact settlement patterns or hazard mitigation efforts? 


Tags: physical, disasters, environment.

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Victoria McNamara's curator insight, December 12, 2013 1:18 PM

Hurricanes are most frequent in the late summer early fall season. This is because the air and water are mixing cold and hot temperatures and this is what forms the hurricanes to happen. This map does show that the most often hurricanes are near India and China etc. 

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