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4 Multiple choice questions

  1. Current in Antarctic waters that encircles Antarctica and flows from the west to east at approximately 50 degrees south latitude but varies between 40 and 65 degrees south latitude.
  2. Western boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.
  3. Also referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.
  4. Seasonal pattern winds of the northern Indian Ocean.

4 True/False questions

  1. Conveyor-belt circulationAlso referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.

          

  2. Southern OscillationAn east-west atmospheric pressure seesaw that accompanied El Nino.

          

  3. Gulf streamCurrent that moves northward along the East Coast of the US warming coastal states and moderating winters in these and northern European regions.

          

  4. Equatorial upwellingUpwelling common along in the equator that creates areas of high productivity, prolific for fishing grounds.

          

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