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The mountains. The south has a steep relief, as well as the west. That means that there is much precipitation. The clouds throw every drop on these mountains, so almost nothing is left. The east is pretty low, so the remaining clouds (not much left) just fly over. In fact, deserts are generally not steep and they are usually behind the mountains. That is ...


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I'm studying Earth Science right now, and I found conflicting reporting re: the formation of the Grand Canyon; whether it was formed singularly by the Colorado River over millions of years, or if it was formed by other processes with the river only filling into it relatively recently. Yes, it was formed by other processes with the river only excavating into ...


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