equatorial dry zone

equatorial dry zone

[‚e·kwə′tȯr·ē·əl ′drī ‚zōn]
(climatology)
An arid region existing in the equatorial trough; the most famous dry zone is situated a little south of the equator in the central Pacific. Also known as arid zone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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