Also zon·ar·y [zoh-nuh-ree] /ˈzoʊ nə ri/.
Origin of zonal
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A zonal arrangement of minerals about intrusives is often noted.The Economic Aspect of Geology
C. K. Leith
Zonal range: Upper Sonoran areas that are moist yet safe from continuous inundation.North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus)
Philip H. Krutzsch
Nevertheless, a large number of the specimens collected in Ecuador are intermediate in color as well as in zonal distribution.American Weasels
E. Raymond Hall
Many ammonites occur in this formation in addition to the forms used as zonal indexes mentioned in the table.
Here is no diversity of outward form, no contrast of zonal location, no fructifying variety of geographic conditions.Influences of Geographic Environment
Ellen Churchill Semple
less commonly zonary (ˈzəʊnərɪ)
- of, relating to, or of the nature of a zone
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