North Atlantic Drift

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North Atlantic Drift An oceanic surface current in the North Atlantic, which flows from the Grand Banks off New-foundland eastwards to north-western Europe, forming a northerly extension of the Gulf Stream. This diffuse, shallow and relatively warm current has an ameliorating influence on the climate of the coastal regions of north-western Europe.

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North Atlantic Drift Oceanic surface current in the N. Atlantic, flowing from the Grand Banks off Newfoundland eastwards to north-western Europe and forming a northerly extension of the Gulf Stream. This diffuse, shallow and relatively warm current has an ameliorating influence on the climate of the coastal regions of north-western Europe.

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