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Meaning of South Atlantic Current

South' Atlan'tic Cur'rent

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  1. an eastward-flowing ocean current formed by the merging of the Brazil Current and the southward-flowing current near the Falkland Islands and forming the southern part of the general circulation of the South Atlantic Ocean.
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