Antarctic divergence

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Term: Antarctic divergence
Definition: The region near 60S, south of the Antarctic Polar Front, where high-salinity North Atlantic Deep Water upwells from 2500 m to just below the surface and mixes with low- salinity Antarctic Surface Water.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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