Baffin Current

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Term: Baffin Current
Definition: Southward flowing current on the eastern side of Baffin Bay with speeds of 0.2-0.4 m/s. It is fed by low-salinity water from the Arctic Ocean, thus contributing to the freshwater budget between the Pacific and Atlantic, and by the West Greenland Current. It feeds the Labrador Current.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2022.04.08
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