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Arctic Polar Front

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An oceanic frontal zone that separates the subtropical and subpolar gyres, which is both a temperature and salinity front. In the North Atlantic, where it is also known as the cold wall or...

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Gulf Stream

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The portion of the North Atlantic gyre that lies between the point where the Antilles and Florida Currents converge, and 40°  N, 50°  W, beyond which it is more properly known as the North...

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North Wall

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The abrupt boundary separating the cold waters of the Labrador Current from the warm waters of the Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Current. See Arctic Polar Front.

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West Greenland current

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An ocean current that flows northwards parallel to the western coast of Greenland, carrying relatively warm water through the Davis Strait, where the current divides, one section continuing...

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