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The doldrums is a colloquial expression derived from historical maritime usage, which refers to ... heating at the equator, which makes the air rise and travel north and south high in the atmosphere...

Difference Between Doldrums and Horse Latitudes | Difference ...

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Jan 3, 2012 ... Doldrums vs Horse Latitudes Doldrums and horse latitudes are specific ocean regions on the Earth. Specifically, doldrums are ocean belts near ...

What are the doldrums?

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Jul 15, 2016 ... The "doldrums" is a popular nautical term that refers to the belt ... air mass finally subsides in what is known as the horse latitudes, where the air ...

Trade Winds - Geography - About.com

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The names for the regions of the earth known as the trade winds, horse latitudes, and the doldrums all hark back to the age of sailing. Learn about these regions ...

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Nov 9, 2014 ... The doldrums is a colloquial expression derived from historical maritime ... high in the atmosphere, until it subsides again in the horse latitudes.

Cheyenne and Catarina: Breaking Records for Sailing and Storms ...

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The opposite of these typically windy areas are latitudes where the surface ... In the doldrums, there is little surface wind because the trade winds collide and ...

doldrums | meteorology | Britannica.com

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Doldrums, also called equatorial calms, equatorial regions of light ocean currents and winds within the ... westerlies: latitude and ocean salinity relationship ...

Where are the doldrums? | Reference.com

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The doldrums are the still air or light breezes found over the equator to about five to 18 degrees north and south latitudes. They are part of the prevailing wind ...

trade winds - Infoplease

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The trade winds originate on the equatorial sides of the horse latitudes, which ... to move toward a belt of low air pressure along the equator called the doldrums.

Weatherwise Magazine - The Intertropical Convergence Zone

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The zone where the trade winds end, meeting the opposing wind flow from the opposite hemisphere, is known as the doldrums. Both the horse latitudes and the  ...

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What are the doldrums? | Weather - Home - WFMZ

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The Doldrums are regions of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that have little if any ... Then there are the prevailing westerlies in the higher latitudes and the polar ...

Down in the Doldrums (and the Horse Latitudes) | The Basement ...

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Sep 14, 2012 ... If you're feeling stuck in the doldrums today, it's likely that the last thing on your mind is just how such a quaint expression came into the English ...

Doldrums: Definition & Location - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study ...

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Learn about the location of the doldrums and the mechanisms that create them. ... When it gets to about 30 degrees north or south latitude, the air is cooled off ...