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a cold Pacific Ocean current flowing N along the coasts of Chile and Peru. Also called Humboldt Current.
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A cold current--called the "Peru Current
"--flows south to north along the coast and brings with it colder water from the far southern Pacific.
Average circulation, seasonal cycle, and mesoscale dynamics of the Peru Current
System: A modeling approach.
Nitrate reductase activity in the subsurface waters of the Peru current
. Journal of Marine Research (36): 59-76.