Equatorial Undercurrent


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Equatorial Undercurrent

[‚e·kwə′tȯr·ē·əl ′ən·dər‚kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
A subsurface current flowing from west to east in the Indian Ocean near the 450-foot (150-meter) depth at the equator during the time of the Northeast Monsoon.
A permanent subsurface current in the equatorial region of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.