East Icelandic Current

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

East Icelandic Current

 

a cold current in the Atlantic Ocean near the northeastern and eastern shores of Iceland. Water temperature, 3° C to -1° C. The current has a constant southerly direction and a speed that varies from 0.9 to 1.9 km/hr.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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