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Canaries Current

Canaries Current A cool, oceanic water current which flows south along the continental margin of Spain, Portugal, and West Africa. This slow-moving eastern boundary current is the cause of frequent sea fogs off north-west Spain and Portugal. The water is further cooled by upwelling of cold water off West Africa.

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Canaries current

Canaries current Cool, oceanic water current which flows south along the continental margin of Spain, Portugal, and W. Africa. This slow-moving eastern boundary current is the cause of frequent sea fogs off north-west Spain and Portugal. The water is further cooled by upwelling of cold water off W. Africa.

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"Canaries current." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved July 24, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/canaries-current