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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The northern front of the [[Antarctic Circumpolar Current]] that separates the  [[polar frontal zone]] in the south from the [[subantarctic zone]] in the north.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is characterized by [[sea surface temperatures]] near 7&deg;&ndash;9&deg;C and a [[salinity]] minimum of 33.8&ndash;  34.0 [[psu]] produced by high [[rainfall]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The northern front of the [[Antarctic Circumpolar Current]] that separates the  [[polar frontal zone]] in the south from the [[subantarctic zone]] in the north.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">It is characterized by [[sea surface temperatures]] near 7&#x000b0;&ndash;9&#x000b0;C and a [[salinity]] minimum of 33.8&ndash;  34.0 [[psu]] produced by high [[rainfall]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:14, 20 February 2012



subantarctic front

The northern front of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current that separates the polar frontal zone in the south from the subantarctic zone in the north.

It is characterized by sea surface temperatures near 7°–9°C and a salinity minimum of 33.8– 34.0 psu produced by high rainfall.


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