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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Austral winter, Austral spring, Austral summer

In science the term used for the Southern Hemisphere (SH) is "Austral", as in "Austral winter".  citation

"boreal winter" (or "boreal spring" or summer or fall), is shorthand for "Northern Hemisphere winter". (NH winter)
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You will not find any of this information on Wikipedia.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks but WHY is it not on Wikipedia ? wouldn't that be a good place to put it ? I came across the term and thanks to you, and no one else in the whole world, I found a definition - despite the fact that it seems to be in common scientific use.

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  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Austral

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