Caribbean current

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Warm, ocean water current which flows westward through the Caribbean Sea, passes into the Florida current, and thus contributes to the Gulf Stream. Its flow velocity averages 0.38–0.43 m/s.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Earth Sciences and Geography.

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