Kuroshio


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Kuroshio,

ocean current: see Japan CurrentJapan Current
or Kuroshio
[Jap.,=black stream], warm ocean current of the Pacific Ocean, off E Asia. A northward flowing branch of the North Equatorial Current, it runs E of Taiwan and Japan; the Tsushima Current separates from the main current and flows into the Sea
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Kuroshio

[‚ku̇·rə′shē·ō]
(oceanography)
A fast ocean current originating off the southeast coast of Luzon, Philippines, and flowing northeastward off the coasts of China and Japan into the upper waters of the north Pacific Ocean. It carries large quantities of warm water from the tropics into the midlatitude regions, and is an important agent in redistributing global heat.
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