Ocean Currents

  • E. J. Ferguson Wood


Most atlases show the surface currents of the oceans (Figs. 12, 13), and these have been known in some form at least from the days of Eric the Red, and according to Thor Heyerdahl, probably from the days of the Egyptian papyrus boats and the South American balsa rafts.


Water Mass Gulf Stream Solomon Island Ocean Bottom High Salinity Water 
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