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Oceanography: Surface currents II

Grade Levels: 3 - 12
Length: 00:00:07
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A current is a river of moving water within the ocean. Surface currents move water horizontally, parallel to Earth's surface. As wind blows, friction is created along the surface, forcing the water to flow.

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