polar zone


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Noun1.polar zone - the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a polepolar zone - the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate
climatic zone - any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude
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If the orbit altitude is high enough, and the orbit is oriented in such a way that the apogee is located over one of the two polar regions, then a combination of only two HEO satellites can maintain a continuous view of the entire polar zone.
Synoptic charts emphasized the divide between sub-Tropical and Temperate with stormy conditions south of the Cape which have been restricted from much northward extension, yet with excessive pressure gradients recurrent across the Southern Ocean southward to the Polar zone.
Feel a real iceberg in the Polar zone and in Restless Earth experience a volcano erupting beneath your feet, accompanied by a molten lava flow.
Wannabe theme-park magnates must progress through 15 levels, built around three different themes, Polar Zone, Land of Invention and Arabian Nights.
theta][theta]] is the ratio between the current length of the profile contour of the polar zone l and the initial length of the polar zone [l.