Q: 89 (IAS/2011)

Westerlies in southern hemisphere are stronger and persistent than in northern hemisphere. Why?
1. Southern hemisphere has less landmass as compared to northern hemisphere.
2. Coriolis force is higher in southern hemisphere as compared to northern hemisphere.
Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
question_subject: 
Geography
question_year: 
2011
question_exam: 
IAS
question_sub_subject: 
Physical Geography
question_topic: 
Atmosphere
stats: 
0,7256,1744,7256,312,1184,248