The doldrums are also noted for calm periods when the winds disappear
altogether, trapping sail-powered boats for periods of days or weeks. The term
The Doldrums are regions of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that have little if any
Doldrums, also called equatorial calms, equatorial regions of light ocean currents
... The northeast and southeast trade winds meet there; this meeting causes air ...
Earth has a global pattern of winds that looks like the picture above, but the only
part necessary to understanding the doldrums are the winds closest to the ...
doldrums (dŏl´drəmz) or equatorial belt of calms, area around the earth centered
slightly north of the equator between the two belts of trade winds. The large ...
The Volvo Ocean Race yachts are marvels of modern engineering, but, alas, they
share a common flaw. They have to have wind. Granted, wind isn't normally in ...
the doldrums. a belt of calms and light baffling winds north of the equator
between the northern and southern trade winds in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
. the ...
Sep 14, 2012 ... If you're feeling stuck in the doldrums today, it's likely that the last thing on your
mind is ... As with the doldrums, however, winds here are weak.
doldrums. (ˈdɒldrəmz). n. 1. a depressed or bored state of mind. 2. a state of
inactivity or stagnation. 3. (Physical Geography). a. a belt of light winds or calms ...
doldrums (dŏlˈdrəmz) [key] or equatorial belt of calms, area around the earth
centered slightly north of the equator between the two belts of trade winds.