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Sunday night the longest since 1912, here's why

Sunday night the longest since 1912, here's why

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- At 6:04 p.m. EST on Sunday, the sun will be appear directly overhead along the Tropic of Capricorn, at 23.5 degrees latitude, south of the Equator. It's the winter solstice, marking the beginning of winter and the ... UPI, 8 hours ago

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Sweet pickings for Central Queensland tropical fruit farmer as lychee harvest begins

It's harvest time for lychees on Queensland's Capricorn Coast. Ian Groves and his family have been growing tropical fruit on their Bungundarra property since the early 1980s, including lychees, mangoes, and avocadoes. For the next eight or nine ...
 ABC Online3 days ago AU (Queensland): Lychee harvest begins  Fresh Plaza2 days ago

'Torrid Talks — Why Aristotle Was Wrong'

The Torrid Zone refers those regions located between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. A term first coined by Aristotle who divided the globe into the Temperate, Torrid and Frigid zones, and believed the Torrid Zone to be an ...
 Digital Journal1 month ago

In photos: what Christmas looks like in Queensland

From the bustling shops of Brisbane to surfing Santas on the Gold Coast and mangoes bursting from trees in the tropics, Queensland is a colourful place to be at Christmas time. Brisbane's CBD is a hive of activity at this time of year with ...
 ABC Online3 days ago


There's plenty to explore beyond the high-end beach resorts, as james litston discovers AS tropical island sunsets go, this is pretty spectacular. Im in northwest Praslin, in the Seychelles archipelago, gazing across a seascape flecked with ...
 The Statesman4 weeks ago

Passion for pineapples drives growth and variety in the Capricorn Coast production heartland

Is there anything that captures the essence of the hot Australian summer more than the sweet, juicy taste of a fresh pineapple? Mick Cranny doesn't think so, but that's hardly surprising. He's a fourth generation grower and chairman of the ...
 ABC Online1 month ago

Dig The Tropic

is a themed Geo-Tourism Trail linking the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef with the mysteries of Queenslands Outback. It is the only known trail of its kind in the world, enabling visitors to experience a self-drive trail like no other.
 ZDNet1 month ago

New Clothing Line Lets Travelers Explore Tropical Destinations in Style and Comfort

Available at select hotels and resorts around the world, Live Tropic t-shirts and accessories keep guests looking and feeling good as they embrace the climate, culture, lifestyle and adventures unique to the tropics while supporting the regions' ...
 Scottrade1 month ago

The Cosmic Story: Winter Solstice and Capricorn New Moon 2014

Winter Solstice Sun by Millie Gounder-Flynn We have arrived at the depth of Winter. On December 21 st , the Sun will reach the Tropic of Capricorn, the lowest point in the Sun's journey south of the equator. And it will stay there for 3 ...
 OpEdNews.com4 days ago Culture Insider: 9 things you may not know about Winter Solstice hours ago 5 questions about the winter solstice  Washington Post16 hours ago Weather Gang: Winter begins today: Five questions and answers about the solstice  Washington Post16 hours ago

School holidays tips for the day include making stockings

1 Summer Solstice Throughout December and early January, the Capricorn Caves will host this outstanding natural light event unique in the Southern Hemisphere. Due to the alignment of the sun over the Tropic of Capricorn, brilliant direct ...
 NewsMail4 days ago
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