What does 'Roaring forties' refer to?
  • a)
    The tract of stormy westerly winds between latitudes 20-30? S
  • b)
    Whirl winds caused in Atlantic Ocean
  • c)
    The region between latitudes 40 and 50? S where the prevailing westerly winds blow over the open oceans with great regularity and strength
  • d)
    None of these
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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SARTHAK GOEL answered Feb 14, 2019
Explanation: The Roaring Forties are strong westerly winds found in the Southern Hemisphere, generally between the latitudes of 40 and 50 degrees.

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