The following table shows the area of the rainfall zones in square miles: - The tropic of Capricorn divides Australia into two parts.
Thus, the second sign (of the Ox) occupies the position of Capricorn, the third that of Sagittarius, and so on.
And 25° 54' S., and worked northward to the Joanna Springs, situated on the tropic of Capricorn and near the 124th meridian.
From Cape York almost to the tropic of Capricorn the rainfall exceeds 50 in.
To the Tropic of Capricorn (Bombay, 1838; 5th ed., London, 1857); R.
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.
Between these two extremes the other parts and organs of the body were distributed among the remaining signs of the zodiac, the neck being assigned to the Bull, the shoulders and arms to the Gemini (or twins), the breast to Cancer, the flanks to Leo, the bladder to Virgo, the buttocks to the Balance, the pubis to the Scorpion, the thighs to Sagittarius, the knees to Capricorn, and the limbs to Aquarius.
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..