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climatic zone

n
(Physical Geography) any of the eight principal zones, roughly demarcated by lines of latitude, into which the earth can be divided on the basis of climate
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Noun1.climatic zone - any of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude
geographical zone, zone - any of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude
Frigid Zone, polar region, polar zone - the part of the Earth's surface forming a cap over a pole; characterized by frigid climate
Temperate Zone - the part of the Earth's surface between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer or between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by temperate climate
semitropics, subtropics - regions adjacent to the tropics
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This is because Slovakia also imports apples even though it has a suitable climate for their production.Experts consider Slovakia, along with Austria, Switzerland or northern Italy, to be countries with the best conditions for growing fruits from a mild climatic zone.
A total of 900 nasal swabs (300 from each climatic zone) northern, central and southern were collected from animals suspected for respiratory and mixed infections.
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Therefore, a building in a cold climatic zone should have the means to harness the sun's energy to the maximum extent through measures such as maximum exposure to sun-facing windows to capture heat, dark color surfaces, high thermal mass and insulation to retain the captured warmth of the sun.
European geographical regions now have a defined number of cycles that act as a “threshold” for compliance with frost resistance in their specific climatic zone.
In this case, dew point for cold climatic zone in winter and for hot climatic zone in summer shall be reduced up to 23 and 14[degrees]C, respectively.
Based on the review of climatic peculiarities of Lithuania which is a coastal country but having not a typical coastal climate, one could notice many regional peculiarities, thus, it could be stated that it is not enough for Lithuania to be attributed to the climatic zone II according to a general East European climate and road regioning, it is suggested to make the regioning of Lithuania from the road construction point of view.
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KITE came from demands for more evolved, compact and reliable systems, that work in any climatic zone. The basic version uses indirect exchange between air and water and there is a KITE DEX version with direct expansion.