Definition of Horse latitude
1. Noun. Either of two belts or regions near 30 degrees north or 30 degrees south; characterized by calms and light-baffling winds.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Latitude
Literary usage of Horse latitude
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elementary Physical Geography by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1895)
"horse latitude Winds.—After traveling for a certain distance from the equator, ... Over the land, the horse latitude belt is not so distinctly developed. ..."
2. Elementary Physical Geography by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1895)
"horse latitude Winds. —After traveling for a certain distance from the equator, ... Over the land, the horse latitude belt is not so distinctly developed. ..."
3. College Physiography by Ralph Stockman Tarr, Lawrence Martin (1914)
"Not all of the horse latitude belts are arid, however, Florida, for example, ... The borders of the horse latitude belts have a migration of wind and of ..."
4. Geography, Physical, Economic, Regional by James Franklin Chamberlain (1921)
"producing what are known as the horse latitude belts. While the doldrums is an area of low pressure, the horse latitude belts are high pressure areas, ..."
5. Personal Reminiscences by Robert Bennet Forbes (1882)
"What is meant by middle latitude and horse latitude ? A. Middle latitude is the space between the doldrums and the equator, and horse latitude is where the ..."
6. Geography Generalised; Or, An Introduction to the Study of Geography on the by Robert Sullivan, Samuel Haughton (1884)
"horse latitude maximum, . 30-210 30-110 1. Equatorial minimum, . 29-927 29-927 3. Polar calm minimum, . . 29-652 28-880 Another remarkable effect is ..."
7. New Physical Geography by Ralph Stockman Tarr (1908)
"The arid horse-latitude belts, in which are included southern California, ... Some parts of the horse-latitude belts, like Florida, have abundant rain- ..."