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California Current

California Current A southward-flowing, eastern boundary current that carries cool water down the western coast of North America from the North Pacific Current to join the North Equatorial Current. It is a slow-moving and diffuse water mass.

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California current

California current Southward-flowing, eastern boundary current carrying cool water from the North Pacific current to join the North Equatorial current. This slow-moving, diffuse water mass flows down the west coast of N. America.

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"California current." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved August 21, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/california-current