The tropical belt of high pressure persists all the year tion of ture.
In tropical waters a sea snake is found, which, though very poisonous, rarely bites.
Oh, and the tropical storm will become a hurricane late Saturday night.
The shores are covered with coral; earthquakes and tidal waves are frequent, the latter not taking the form of bores, but of a sudden steady rise and equally sudden fall in the level of the sea; the climate is rather tropical than temperate, but sickness is almost unknown among the residents.
The tropics of Cancer and Capricorn cut off with surprising precision (the latter somewhat less so) the tropical from the north and south temperate zones..