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equatorial

ee kwuh taw ree uhl

  • n  a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it
  • a  of or relating to or at an equator
    equatorial diameter
  • a  of or relating to conditions at the geographical equator
    equatorial heat
  • a  of or existing at or near the geographic equator
    equatorial Africa

  • Because the sun's rays strike it more directly, the earth's equatorial zone heats up more than either polar region.
  • By blocking moisture-bearing equatorial winds and preventing them from bringing rainfall to the parched sub-Sahara region, as well as other drought-ridden areas stretching all the .
  • It's an accumulation of plastic debris swept into the Pacific whether directly from beaches or flowing out of rivers and carried by equatorial currents into a swirling .
News & Articles

  • Three African teams investigated over ineligible players
    By Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) - Ethiopia, Togo and Equatorial Guinea are facing disciplinary proceedings for allegedly fielding ineligible players in the World Cup qualifiers, FIFA said on Sunday. FIFA said in a statement that Ethiopia, who hours earlier on Sunday beat South Africa 2-1 to finish top of Group A, had allegedly fielded an ineligible player in the match away to Botswana on June ...
    June 17, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Soccer-Three African teams investigated over ineligible players
    By Brian Homewood BERNE, June 16 (Reuters) - Ethiopia, Togo and Equatorial Guinea are facing disciplinary proceedings for allegedly fielding ineligible players in the World Cup qualifiers, FIFA said on Sunday. FIFA said in a statement that Ethiopia, who hours earlier on Sunday beat South Africa 2-1 to finish top of Group A, had allegedly fielded an ineligible player in the match away to Botswana ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Equatorial Guinea's First Lady Awarded For Her Leadership In Social Development
    NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  In a speech at the Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress Awards, Constancia Mangue Nsue de Obiang, First Lady of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, received the Millennium Development Goals 2013 Women's Progress award at a gala hosted last night by Voices of African Mothers, Reed for Hope Foundation and Bethesda Counsel held at the ...
    June 14, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Mark Thatcher in CNN
    I am innocent of all charges made against me. I have been and am cooperating fully with the authorities in order to resolve the matter,Thatcher said. "I have no involvement in any alleged coup in Equatorial Guinea and I reject all...
  • Stan Mudenge in Independent Online
    We are going about it deliberately and we are going to liase with our friends in Equatorial Guinea...... with our friends in South Africa,Mudenge said.
  • Teodoro Obiang Nguema in PR Newswire (press release)
    In addition to oil, Equatorial Guinea has other largely unexploited human and natural resources,President Obiang said, "including a tropical climate, fertile soils, rich expanse of water, and deepwater ports."

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