equatorial dry zone
equatorial dry zone[‚e·kwə′tȯr·ē·əl ′drī ‚zōn]
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.