Aleutian Current


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Aleutian Current

[ə′lü·shən ‚kər·ənt]
(oceanography)
A current setting southwestward along the southern coasts of the Aleutian Islands.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When the price of oil peaked at $147.30 per barrel two summers ago, the expression "village energy crisis" circulated through rural communities along the Gulf of Alaska with the same intensity that the Aleutian current rips through the chain during the late fall season.