Mindanao current

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Mindanao Current

One of the western boundary currents of the Pacific Ocean.

It flows southward with great speed along the island of Mindanao and carries a transport of 25–35 Sv (25–35 × 106 m3s-1) from the North Equatorial Current into the North Equatorial Countercurrent. It is part of the Mindanao Eddy.

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