It is in the heat of the Torrid Zone where nature puts forth all her energy, and displays her greatest resources.
That region is called the Torrid Zone because “torrid” means “hot.”
Proof of this is found in the snow-covered peaks of the tropics and the glaciers of the Torrid Zone.
The temperature must be kept as warm there as in the Torrid Zone.
The tradewinds are winds which blow all the year through on the open ocean in and near the Torrid Zone.
There are some cities in the Torrid Zone, but none of them are very large.
They would gladly have exchanged it for the hottest country in the Torrid Zone, or the coldest spot in all the Arctic regions.
For this purpose, those steamers which have to go into the Torrid Zone ought to be provided with large square fore-sails.
A delicious breeze played amongst the woods, and welcomed us to the Torrid Zone.
A great portion of its area (four fifths) lies within the Torrid Zone.
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