Western Equatorial Countercurrent

Western Equatorial Countercurrent

[′wes·tərn ‚ek·wə′tȯr·ē·əl kaunt·ər‚kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
Weak, narrow bands of eastward-flowing water observed in some winter months in the western Atlantic near the equator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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