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The highest amplitude (or range) in sea-surface temperature throughout the year occurs in the: ...

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The highest amplitude (or range) in sea-surface temperature throughout the year occurs in the:

a) southern hemisphere, due to its high ocean/landmass ratio.

b) southern hemisphere, due to its high landmass/ocean ratio.

c) northern hemisphere, due to its high ocean/landmass ratio.

d) northern hemisphere, due to its high landmass/ ocean ratio.

Sea Surface Temperature:

The sea surface temperature is water's temperature of the water nearer the ocean's surface. The earth's air masses get easily influenced by the sea surface temperatures. For example, warm air masses cause cyclogenesis on the oceans of the earth.

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The answer is A.

The highest range in the sea surface temperature occurs in the southern hemisphere because of its high water bodies ratio to a...

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