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Types of water currents

1 - Warm currents : These currents come about as a result of the movement of warm waters to higher latitudes, like Gulf stream current in the North Atlantic ocean and the Kuroshio current in the North Pacific ocean.

2 - Cold currents :

A : These currents come about following the movement of cold waters to colder latitudes like the Falkland current in the South Atlantic ocean.

B : Currents which are formed following the upward movement of deep waters to the surface of the sea , such as the Peruvian current in the current of California in the West Coast of the North America.

C : Deep currents are among slow currents about which there exists little information.

Adapted from the book : "Water"

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