tropical zone


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Noun1.tropical zone - the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorntropical zone - the part of the Earth's surface between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by a hot climate
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The submarine flora struck me as being very perfect, and richer even than it would have been in the arctic or tropical zones, where these productions are not so plentiful.
The stealthy backpacker in Colombo on Easter Sunday has made the island the newly added tropical zone of global terror.
Taipei Zoo's nocturnal denizens will soon have a home to meet the public once again with the slated opening of the zoo's new Tropical Zone House, according to a recent news release posted by Taipei Zoo on its website.
South Polar Region (SPR) South Temperate Belt (STB) South Tropical Zone (STrZ) South Equatorial Belt (SEB) Equatorial Zone (EZ) North Equatorial Belt (NEB) North Tropical Zone (NTrZ) North Temperate Belt (NTB) North Polar Region (NPR)
This uncertainty in the northern boundary of the Chinese tropical zone hinders objective definition of regions for vegetation classifications, defining distribution of crops, and physical geography.
striata is relatively common in the tropical zone of the Pacific Ocean (Kohn & Lloyd, 1973a, 1973b; Canete, 1989; Rajasekaran & Fernando, 2012), and it is adapted to spatial macro-scale dispersion (Glasby, 2005) because of the qualities of its teleplanic larvae (rostraria).
This observation raises the difficulty of differential diagnosis between Buruli ulcer and basidiobolomycosis in rural setting in tropical zone. This difficulty explains the confusion that had occurred in a previous case where a child's limb was amputated by misdiagnosis [7].
Many SIDS lie in the tropical zone, where the climate is favourable for the transmission of tropical diseases such as malaria, dengue, filariasis et al.
This is a very powerful engine driving weather conditions across southern Africa with its impact seen right up to the tropical zone. Because of its immense size, thousands of kilometres across, the high pressure cell grabs cold antarctic air very far south in the southern oceans bordering the antarctic circle.
Observations made during the early part of the apparition showed that the storm was still present in the North Tropical Zone (NTropZ) but at lower levels of activity (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
The archipelago is in a tropical zone facing the vast Pacific Ocean, where cyclones are generated as the warm surface temperature causes moist air to rise, with the water condensing at the higher, cooler altitudes.