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a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it

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of or existing at or near the geographic equator


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And this was natural enough, as we were in an equatorial forest, with the sun right above our heads, an African forest.
A mile away lay the ruined city of Opar, its domes and turrets bathed in the soft light of the equatorial moon.
Arrived in Ecuador, squarely under the equatorial sun, where the humans were dying of yellow fever, smallpox, and the plague, I promptly drank again-- every drink of every sort that had a kick in it.
Above the equatorial regions the radiant orb almost invariably occupies the zenith, and does not pass the limits of the horizon in the polar regions; thus, according to each region, there reigns a perpetual winter, spring, summer, or autumn, as in the planet Jupiter, whose axis is but little inclined upon its orbit.
Thus our European Chalk formation can be recognised in many distant parts of the world, under the most different climates, where not a fragment of the mineral chalk itself can be found; namely, in North America, in equatorial South America, in Tierra del Fuego, at the Cape of Good Hope, and in the peninsula of India.
Height in feet Latitude of Snow-line Observer Equatorial region; mean result 15,748 Humboldt.
Just to have seen him there, lolling upon the swaying bough of the jungle-forest giant, his brown skin mottled by the brilliant equatorial sunlight which percolated through the leafy canopy of green above him, his clean-limbed body relaxed in graceful ease, his shapely head partly turned in contemplative absorption and his intelligent, gray eyes dreamily devouring the object of their devotion, you would have thought him the reincarnation of some demigod of old.
The other apes of the tribe of Kerchak moved listlessly about or lolled restfully in the midday heat of the equatorial jungle.
The British tour operator Undiscovered Destinations in cooperation with the Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in London, has announced the launch of tourist routes in the territory of Equatorial Guinea, starting January 2016.
At this rate, the percentage of the population living on less than 2 US dollars a day in Equatorial Guinea is estimated to be 17.
Equatorial Guinea ministers plan high-level meetings, investment agreements imminent
CAIRO, Nov 14 (KUNA) -- The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced Friday that Equatorial Guinea will be the host of the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations 2015.
More information about Equatorial Guinea is available on the Equatorial Guinea Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.
Perth, Australia, Nov 12, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Equatorial Resources Limited (ASX:EQX) is pleased to announce it has commenced formal negotiations with the ROC Ministry of Transport in relation to access to government owned rail and port facilities that are available to service the Company's 100% owned Mayoko-Moussondji Iron Project ("Mayoko-Moussondji" or "the Project").
Booking tours to Equatorial Guinea will be offered for individuals, schools, associations and business groups with a strategic itinerary to meet your objectives.