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Part 5: Oceanic currents and IR (in Hindi)

Lesson 6 of 6 • 90 upvotes • 9:18 mins

Abhishek Srivastava

The equatorial counter currents are driven by a distinct surface wind pattern in the tropics. Strong westward trade winds result in westward surface flow in most of the tropical Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. However, several hundred mi. (km.) north of the equator the winds are much weaker, in comparison. The stronger winds to the south pile up water where the winds are weak.

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