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North Atlantic Current

an ocean current flowing NE toward the British Isles, formed by the convergence of the Gulf Stream and the Labrador Current SE of Newfoundland.
Also called North Atlantic Drift. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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North Atlantic Drift

the warm ocean current flowing northeast, under the influence of prevailing winds, from the Gulf of Mexico towards NW Europe and warming its climate Also called Gulf Stream
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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