atmospheric pollution

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Solid and gaseous contaminants in the atmosphere which occur as dust, smoke, or sulphur dioxide and other gases, particularly from the combustion of fossil fuels and certain industrial processes. Air pollution is most marked in urban areas. See also photochemical smog.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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