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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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  4. Q: What explains the eastward flow of the equatorial counter-current? a) The Earth's rotation on its axis b) Convergence of the two equatorial currents c) Difference in salinity of water d) Occurrence of the belt of calm near equator


  5. Polar Cell L PolarlFront L Ferrel Cell Horse Latitudes Hadley Cell Intertropical Convergence Zone Trade wind Westerlies Polar Easterlie


  6. ASIA ASIA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA NORTH ACIFIC GYRE NORTH ATLANTIC GYRE at Curren AFRICA Counter Current Equatorial Counter Current South Equatorial Curent h Equatorisl Curront South Equatorial Current SOUTH AMERICA INDIAN SOUTH PACIFIC GY OCEAN GYRE INDIAN OCEAN AUSTRA SOUTH ATLANTIC GYRE RE GYRE West Wind Dri West Wind Drih West Wind Drift East Wind Drift East Wind Drift East Wind Di ANTARCTICA


  7. ue:westerlies yellow:trade winds (northeasterly) hurricanes 2


  8. Solution: b) 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. As a result, the surface of the ocean can be up to 6 in. (15 cm.) higher and the thermocline (region of strongest decrease of temperature with increasing depth) as much as 328 ft. (100 m.) deeper than it is directly to the north. The excess water flows eastward under the influence of the Earth's rotation, giving rise to the equatorial countercurrents.


  9. Q: The area known as 'Golan Heights' sometimes appears in the news in the context of the events related to: a) Central Asia b) Middle East c) South-East Asia d) Central Africa


  10. Solution: b) Le b Nabatlyt UN Disengagement Observer Force Zone. Al Disputed Syria 1208 GOLAN HEIGHTS Sea of Galee Dara etrbid or dan (km) 100 ank 60