temperate zones


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temperate zones

Latitudes broadly between subtropical and polar zones.
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Its air is much more attenuated than ours, its oceans have shrunk until they cover but a third of its surface, and as its slow seasons change huge snowcaps gather and melt about either pole and periodically inundate its temperate zones.
This is an appearance which I have never observed in the temperate zones.
Then came the rain--not as it comes to us of the temperate zones, but as a mighty avalanche of water--a deluge which spills tons instead of drops upon the bending forest giants and the terrified creatures which haunt their shade.
These Kaolians are most noble fighters, nor are the green men of the equator one whit less warlike than their cold, cruel cousins of the temperate zone.
The hard soil and four months of snow make the inhabitant of the northern temperate zone wiser and abler than his fellow who enjoys the fixed smile of the tropics.
The middle region of our being is the temperate zone.
5m in moist, well-drained soils throughout the world's temperate zones and probably native to the eastern Mediterranean.
Of the 614 known species, 200 occur in the tropics, and he pays as much attention to them as to those that grow in temperate zones.
It was once considered a disease of the tropics, endemic in only nine countries, but globalisation, urbanisation, climate change and jet travel are helping it to move into more temperate zones.
But one strain of the chikungunya virus has found a way to survive in mosquitoes that live in temperate zones, leading to recent forays into Italy and France.
According to an analysis by the University of Illinois, the safrinha system out-yields temperate zones in energy, protein, and oil production per hectare.
Cats normally shed their hair in the spring and early fall in temperate zones, although they may also shed in response to artificial changes in temperature and the amount of light.