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T h e r i d g e acts as a w i n d d i v i d e , w i n d s t o t h e n o r t h of t h e r i d g e b e i n g p r e d o m i n a n t l y from t h e west or s o u t h - w e s t while those to t h e s o u t h of t h e r i d g e c o m e m a i n l y from t h e east or n o r t h - e a s t . Since westerly w i n d s a r e , relatively s p e a k i n g , mild a n d those from t h e east a r e cold, t h e t e m p e r a t u r e differences w h i c h o n e w o u l d e x p e c t t o o c c u r with l a t i t u d e a r e m u c h r e d u c e d .

T h u s t h e c o r r e s p o n d e n c e b e t w e e n c l i m a t e , soil a n d v e g e t a t i o n belts is b y n o m e a n s e x a c t in every respect. As a result, it is often e x p e d i e n t t o choose o n e e l e m e n t o n l y for t h e d e l i n e a t i o n of n a t u r a l regions a n d , since it is t h e e l e m e n t most easily r e c o g n i z e d on t h e g r o u n d , t h e choice frequently falls on v e g e t a t i o n . If v e g e t a t i o n regions a r e defined (Fig. 11), o n e c a n confidently e x p e c t t h e m to reflect local c o n d i t i o n s of soil a n d c l i m a t e .

A n d t h e o u t s i d e w o r l d . I n c o n t r a s t , t h e i n t e r i o r is o p e n n o r t h w a r d to t h e A r c t i c O c e a n a n d w e s t w a r d t o w a r d s t h e A t l a n t i c w i t h o u t t h e i n t e r v e n t i o n of a n y m a j o r relief f e a t u r e . T h i s a r r a n g e m e n t is e x t r e m e l y i m p o r t a n t in t h e effect it h a s on c l i m a t i c c o n d i t i o n s . 17 18 A Geography of the Soviet Union D i s t a n c e f r o m t h e Sea T h e vast size of t h e Soviet U n i o n ensures t h a t s o m e 75 p e r c e n t of its t e r r i t o r y is m o r e t h a n 400 k m from t h e sea, this d i s t a n c e r e a c h i n g a m a x i m u m of n e a r l y 2500 k m in p a r t s of s o u t h e r n S i b e r i a .

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