Antarctic Intermediate Water
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Antarctic Intermediate Water[‚ant′ärd·ik in·tər′mēd·ē·ət ′wȯd·ər]
A water mass in the Southern Hemisphere, formed at the surface near the Antarctic Convergence between 45° and 55°S; it can be traced in the North Atlantic to about 25°N.
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