Low latitude


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that part of the earth's surface which is near the equator.

See also: Latitude

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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However, I am inclined to think that the commander and his companion were born in low latitudes. There is southern blood in them.
Covariates included in the multivariable logistic regression models were age (in 10-year groupings), gender, BMI, interaction between age and BMI, urban versus rural residence, high latitude versus low latitude, region (Eastern or Western China vs.
In winters, the walks are in low latitude due the cold temperatures.
The late Paleocene-early Eocene Patala Formation of the Kala Chitta Range represents a latest Paleocene foraminiferal dominated unit of the low latitude Tethyan carbonate platform benthic community evolution.
Because of its combination of high altitude and low latitude, the Tibetan Plateau as a whole is heating up twice as fast as the global average and the glaciers are disappearing at an alarming rate.
The evidence indicates that penguins reached low latitude regions more than 30 million years prior to our previous estimates."
'We get storms when the climate system wants to even out temperature differences between the low latitude heating over the equator, by transferring heat energy from there to the Poles.
This study reports for the first time the presence of azaspiracids in the NW African coast, and is the first time AZAs are reported in shellfish from such low latitude (32[degrees]50'904N, 8[degrees]53'500W) and outside Europe.
The Network will address mechanisms of rapid climate change, polar land and sea ice, the Arctic/North Atlantic oscillation and the role of the Arctic Ocean in the climate system, and low latitude high latitude teleconnections.
Remarks: Typical forms, mainly in the low latitude area, have a complete peripheral keel and less convex spiral side.
The materials used by the Joffe (1958) and McKee (1963) experiments did not include low latitude origin germplasm, so those reported conclusions would be expected.