South Atlantic Current


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South Atlantic Current

[′sau̇th at′lan·tik ′kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
An eastward-flowing current of the South Atlantic Ocean that is continuous with the northern edge of the West Wind Drift.
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It exports diamonds, uranium oxide and other minerals, produces beef and karakul pelts fur coats and has some of the world's richest fishing waters in the cold south atlantic current that washes its hot desert shores.
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