posted by mysterychicken .
Need help with these-
17. The climate on the Caribbean coast of Central America in rainier than the climate on the Pacific coast because the Caribbean coast
a. receives moisture throughout the year from the northeasterly winds blowing toward Central America
b. has no high mountains to prevent moisture from reaching the area
c. lies at a higher elevation
d. has many inlets and lakes
18. Which of the following is NOT true in regard to Brazil's interior plateau?
a. It experiences periods of drought
b. Its soil is often devestated by heavy rains that cannot penetrate the dry, hard ground
c. Poverty is prevalent in this region
d. Farmland is productive due to fertelizers that combat the periods of drought
Are there any links that can help me?
I wasn't sure about question 17 -- so I started Googling.
Here's a physical map.
That takes care of three of the answers.
Then I Googled "northeasterly winds blowing toward Central America" and found this.
Try Googling key terms in the next question and see what you find.
I googled 'Brazil's interior plateau' and I think the answer is A