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What is ocean currents? Explain its importance. List the names of ocean currents in Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere.




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Ocean Currents is the hot or cold wind generated by the winds over oceans.
They affect the climate of place for example places for example places having cold ocean current have cold climate.
Example: The Cold Labrador Current.
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An ocean current is any more or less permanent or continuous, directed movement of ocean water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans.
They are very important in determining the climates of the continents, especially those regions bordering on the ocean.
Eg. Somali current, Kuroshio.
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