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Florida Current

Florida Current Part of the Gulf Stream that extends from the southern tip of Florida to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. It is a fast-flowing (1–3 m/s), narrow (50–75 km wide), and deep current, still evident at depths of 2000 m, where velocities of up to 10 cm/s have been measured. It is an example of a western boundary current.

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Florida current

Florida current Part of the Gulf Stream: it extends from the southern tip of Florida to Cape Hatteras, N. Carolina. It is a fast flowing (1–3 m/s), narrow (50–75 km wide), and deep current, still evident at depths of 2000 m where velocities of up to 10 cm/s have been measured. It is an example of a western boundary current.

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"Florida current." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved April 25, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/florida-current