Peru Current


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Peru Current

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Peru Current

n
(Physical Geography) another name for the Humboldt Current
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Peru′ Cur′rent


n.
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.