Aleutian low


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Aleutian low

[ə′lü·shən ‚lō]
(meteorology)
The low-pressure center located near the Aleutian Islands on mean charts of sea-level pressure; represents one of the main centers of action in the atmospheric circulation of the Northern Hemisphere.
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Changes in the character of the Aleutian Low is a common factor for many of the oceanic changes we see," said Dr.
During the winters from 1976-77 through 1997-98, the Aleutian Low tended to be much more intense than it had been in nearly all the winters in the previous 30 years.