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Tropic of Capricorn

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The parallel of latitude 23°27′ south of the equator, the southern boundary of the Torrid Zone, and the most southerly latitude at which the sun can shine directly overhead.

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  • proper noun geography The parallel of latitude 23°30′ south of the equator, marking the southern boundary of the tropics; the sun is directly overhead at the winter solstice.

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  • noun a line of latitude about 23 degrees to the south of the equator

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Examples

  • When the sun is at G, which is called the Tropic of Capricorn, days are at the longest to all those dwelling on the South side of the Equator, and at the shortest to those on the North side.

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  • His accompanying book, also called Tropic of Capricorn, is published by BBC Books.

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  • On Monday, the sun will be positioned directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, which is a circle of latitude that marks maps of Earth and passes through South America, the southern tip of Africa and Australia.

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  • On Monday, the sun will be positioned directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, which is a circle of latitude that marks maps of Earth and passes through South America, the southern tip of Africa and Australia.

    Pravda.Ru

  • The noontime sun is shining directly over the latitude line called the Tropic of Capricorn, which lies 23.5 degrees in latitude south of the Earth's equator.

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  • On Monday, the sun will be positioned directly over the Tropic of Capricorn, which is a circle of latitude that marks maps of Earth and passes through South America, the southern tip of Africa and Australia.

    Pravda.Ru

  • It's one minute into August on the Tropic of Capricorn, & that means it's time to let loose issue fourteen of Otoliths.

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  • It's one minute into August on the Tropic of Capricorn, & that means it's time to let loose issue fourteen of Otoliths.

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  • Roughly bounded by the Tropic of Capricorn in the south and the end of the Andes range in Colombia and Venezuela in the north, the region follows the tropical portion of the Andes Mountains and several adjoining cordilleras.

    Biological diversity in the Tropical Andes

  • The arid conditions probably started with the continental split of West Gondwana 130 million to 145 million years ago when this area shifted to its present position along the Tropic of Capricorn.

    Namib desert

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