equatorial zone

equatorial zone

The belt between latitudes 10°N and 10°S of the equator.
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This study confirms the presence of the smooth hammerhead shark in the Atlantic equatorial zone, indicating a possible range extension for the species.
Even so, with my 6-inch reflector I can almost always see some of Saturn's banding: the bright Equatorial Zone, the slightly darker North Equatorial Belt (the South Equatorial Belt is behind the rings now), and the dusky North Polar Region.
The shoe "rain forest" is intended to equip all military personnel of the police moving in the equatorial zone (hot and humid).
The result is a musical piece in which, according to Crawford, "each instrument represents a specific part of the Northern Hemisphere"--the cello corresponds to annual average temperatures in the equatorial zone, the viola to the midlatitudes, and the violins to the high latitudes and the Arctic region.
This air at the top of the troposphere reaches the stable stratosphere and has to go somewhere else, so it diverges away from the equatorial zone to the subtropics.
Even a glance at 180x on a good night reveals its broad, light Equatorial Zone and, currently, the adjacent North Equatorial Belt.
The Equatorial Zone (EZ) was the brightest zone on the planet and had a yellow or cream colour.
Even if you're not, the equatorial zone is like travelling to a jungle on the other side of the world, with the reassurance of knowing that you can step out and have an ice cream before too long.
A major air flow feed to the equatorial zone are the trade winds which is driven by the core strengths of the sub-tropical High Pressure Belt.
Due to its location along the equatorial zone it has a tropical climate which varies with the regions and the seasons.
At any rate, a relatively nearby Moon, a somewhat faster rotating Earth, a collection of continental fragments in the equatorial zone, and concomitantly more massive seatides, all would contribute to erosion and carbonate uptake during preterprimordial geological epochs.
The equatorial zone was the brightest region on Saturn, whereas the Crape band followed by the north equatorial belt were the darkest features on the planet.