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The doldrums is a colloquial expression derived from historical maritime usage, which refers to ... In maritime usage, the low pressure characteristics of the doldrums is caused by the expanding atm...

What are the doldrums? | Weather - Home - WFMZ

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The Doldrums are caused by solar radiation from the sun, as sunlight beams down ... The Doldrums are located a little north of the equator, but the effects can be ...

doldrums | meteorology | Britannica.com

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Doldrums, also called equatorial calms, equatorial regions of light ocean currents ... The northeast and southeast trade winds meet there; this meeting causes air ...

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Sep 14, 2012 ... If you're feeling stuck in the doldrums today, it's likely that the last thing on ... hemispheres converge on one another and move upward due to the warm ... be thankful that those doldrums are merely a metaphoric location and ...

Trade Winds - Geography - About.com

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Solar radiation warms the air over the equator, causing it to rise. ... The doldrums, usually located between 5° north and 5° south of the equator, are also known ...

Difference Between Doldrums and Horse Latitudes | Difference ...

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Jan 3, 2012 ... Doldrums are located five degrees to the north and five degrees to the ... Both the lack of air and extreme weather cause casualties at sea by ...

doldrums - Infoplease

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doldrums or equatorial belt of calms, area around the earth centered slightly ... that arrives at the earth in this area causes intense heating of the land and ocean.

What are the Doldrums? (with picture) - wiseGEEK

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The doldrums are an area or period of stagnation, or a feeling of listlessness. ... this area near the equator could cause death to the entire crew while they waited  ...

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The deflections of the winds within each cell is caused by the Coriolis Force. ... Located near the equator, the doldrums are where the trade winds meet and ...

What Are the Doldrums? | eHow

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The doldrums exist in a belt circling the globe, near the equator; this belt ... However, due to the Earth's axial tilt, their extent shifts slightly south during the ...

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Learn about the location of the doldrums and the mechanisms that create them. ... doldrums, as opposed to the horizontal wind of the trade winds, that causes ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about doldrums at Encyclopedia.com. ... that arrives at the earth in this area causes intense heating of the land and ocean.

Doldrums - National Geographic

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The Doldrums - Sailing's Dead Zone ... concentrated pounding at the Equator, which bakes air near the ocean's surface, making it lighter and causing it to rise.