Names of Ocean Currents?

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An ocean current is a continuous movement of ocean water caused by forces acting upon its flow, such as wind, temperature, and salinity among others. They are constantly on the move and how they move influences climate and living conditions for plants and animals. There are two types of ocean currents: surface currents and deep water currents.
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An ocean current is any continuous or direct movement of ocean water that flows in one of the earth's surface. The currents can flow for a wide distance creating the great flow of global conveyor belt.
Ocean currents are the way the ocean moves both on the surface and under the water. Currents are created by the wind continuously blowing. The surface current and under current go in different directions.
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In the science related field of oceanography, an ocean current is generally defined as the transporation of waters that typically follows some kind of path.
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1. Get a map of the ocean currents and plot out your route. It is important to know the route you plan to take and how the currents flow throughout that route. There are 17 ocean
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These currents make up 90% of the ocean waters.These waters move around the ocean basins due to variations in the density and gravity.Deep waters sinks into the deep ocean basins
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The uneven heating of the earth by the sun causes currents in the ocean and I believe that the reason why they move in circular motions because of a proses called convection.
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