Spitsbergen Current

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Spitsbergen Current

[′spits‚bər·gən ′kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
An ocean current flowing northward and westward from a point south of Spitsbergen, and gradually merging with the East Greenland Current in the Greenland Sea; the Spitsbergen Current is the continuation of the northwestern branch of the Norwegian Current.