Horse-latitudes



plural noun
1.
the latitudes, approximately 30° N and S, forming the edges of the trade-wind belt, characterized by high atmospheric pressure with calms and light variable winds.
plural noun
1.
(nautical) the latitudes near 30°N or 30°S at sea, characterized by baffling winds, calms, and high barometric pressure
horse latitudes
(hôrs)
Either of two regions of the globe, found over the oceans about 30 degrees north and south of the equator, where winds are light and the weather is hot and dry. They are associated with high atmospheric pressure and with the large-scale descent of cool dry air that spreads either toward the equator, as the trade winds, or toward the poles, as the westerlies.

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