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Massive Southern Ocean current discovered

CSIRO Media Release – 26 April 2010
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Retrieving ocean monitoring equipment used as part of a moored system to measure ocean currents The Indian Ocean sector of the Southern Ocean where the ocean current has been identified.

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The bathymetry of the Kerguelen Plateau in the Southern Ocean governs the course of the new current, part of the global network of ocean currents.

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