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Cromwell Current

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noun
  1. Equatorial Countercurrent.

Origin of Cromwell Current

after Townsend Cromwell (1922–58), U.S. oceanographer
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Cromwell Current

noun
  1. an equatorial Pacific current, flowing eastward from the Hawaiian Islands to the Galápagos Islands

Word Origin

C20: named after T. Cromwell (1922–58), US oceanographer
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