Question

"Ferrel law" is also known as  _______.

A

Jet streams

B

Wind force

C

Coriolis force

D

Cyclonic force

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Solution

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Coriolis force

Coriolis Force: An apparent force caused by the earth’s rotation. The Coriolis force is responsible for deflecting winds towards the right in the northern hemisphere and towards the left in the southern hemisphere. This is also known as ‘Ferrel’s Law’.

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