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Ocean composition

An _____ is a large volume of water flowing in a certain direction. ocean current
Wind transfers energy to water and forms _____. currents
Wind-driven currents are called _____. surface currents
A _____ is a circular system of currents. gyre
The _____ is the movement of wind and water to the right or left that is caused by Earth’s rotation. Coriolis effect
_____ is the vertical movement of water toward the ocean’s surface. Upwelling
Vertical current is also known as a _____. density current
Gyres in the northern hemisphere circle _____. Gyres in the southern hemisphere circle _____. 1. clockwise 2. counterclockwise
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