Aleutian Current

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The Aleutian Current is also called the "Subarctic Current". An eastward flowing ocean current which lies north of the North Pacific Current; it is the northern branch of the Kuroshio Current which moves northeast then east between 40° N and 50° N. As it approaches the coast of North America it divides to form the northward-flowing Alaska Current and the southward-flowing California Current .

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  • "Aleutian Current". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 7 August 2015.