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Descriptor English: Trade Wind
Descriptor Spanish: Vientos Alisios
Descriptor Portuguese: Ventos Alísios
Descriptor French: Alizé
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.652.560
Scope note: Winds that blow from the subtropical high pressure zone to the equatorial low pressure zone, in a constant direction. They cover slightly more than half of the Earth's surface.
Related: Atmospheric Pressure MeSH
DeCS ID: 34779
Unique ID: DDCS034779
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Trade Wind - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060662
Scope note Winds that blow from the subtropical high pressure zone to the equatorial low pressure zone, in a constant direction. They cover slightly more than half of the Earth's surface.
Preferred term Trade Wind



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