Difference between revisions of "Azores current"

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">One of the currents of the North Atlantic subtropical [[gyre]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It receives some 15 Sv (15 &times; 10<sup>6</sup>m<sup>3</sup>s<sup>-1</sup>) from the [[North Atlantic Current]] near 45&#x000b0;W and  continues as an eastward current along 35&#x000b0;N to eventually feed into the [[Canary Current]] and close  the gyre.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">One of the currents of the North Atlantic subtropical [[gyres|gyre]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It receives some 15 Sv (15 &times; 10<sup>6</sup>m<sup>3</sup>s<sup>-1</sup>) from the [[North Atlantic Current]] near 45&#x000b0;W and  continues as an eastward current along 35&#x000b0;N to eventually feed into the [[Canary Current]] and close  the gyre.</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:27, 25 April 2012



Azores Current

One of the currents of the North Atlantic subtropical gyre.

It receives some 15 Sv (15 × 106m3s-1) from the North Atlantic Current near 45°W and continues as an eastward current along 35°N to eventually feed into the Canary Current and close the gyre.