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Pacific ocean currents. Satellite-based graphic showing ocean currents (swirling coloured lines) in the western Pacific. The colours indicate ocean temperatures, ranging from the warm tropics (red) to cooler water (green) in more temperate latitudes. Ocean currents seen here include the warm Equatorial Counter in the Pacific and the cooler Kuroshio current off Japan (top left).
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