From Cape York almost to the tropic of Capricorn the rainfall exceeds 50 in.
The following table shows the area of the rainfall zones in square miles: - The tropic of Capricorn divides Australia into two parts.
And 25° 54' S., and worked northward to the Joanna Springs, situated on the tropic of Capricorn and near the 124th meridian.
The tropics of Cancer and Capricorn cut off with surprising precision (the latter somewhat less so) the tropical from the north and south temperate zones..
Thus, the second sign (of the Ox) occupies the position of Capricorn, the third that of Sagittarius, and so on.
South of the Tropic of Capricorn the isohalines run nearly east and west, salinity diminishing quickly to the Southern Ocean.
Boiled rice,"in the south), which marks the entrance of the sun into the sign of Capricorn and the beginning of its northward course (uttarayana) on the ist day of the month Magha (c. Jan.
To the Tropic of Capricorn (Bombay, 1838; 5th ed., London, 1857); R.