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North Temperate Zone

noun
1.
the part of the earth's surface between the tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle.
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  • Our climate is good, for we are in the North Temperate Zone.

    Where We Live Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
  • The genus contains about 170 species widely distributed throughout the North Temperate Zone.

  • There are many kinds of Capnoides, natives of the North Temperate Zone and Africa.

  • There are a good many kinds of Strawberry, natives of the North Temperate Zone and the Andes.

  • There are a good many kinds of Anaphalis, natives of the North Temperate Zone, but only one in North America.

  • The home of the moose is the northern part of the North Temperate Zone.

    Fifty Years In The Northwest William Henry Carman Folsom
  • Undoubtedly primitive men in all parts of the North Temperate Zone enlivened their scanty fruit fare with wild cherries.

    The Cherries of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Another forest belt in the North Temperate Zone is situated mainly between the thirty-fifth and fiftieth parallels.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
  • In fact, in one section or another of the country most of the birds common to the North Temperate Zone are to be found.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • In the North Temperate Zone the moss if any will be found growing upon the north side of the tree trunk.

    Boy Scouts Handbook Boy Scouts of America
North Temperate Zone in Science
North Temperate Zone  
See Temperate Zone.
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