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Ocean currents in the Pacific Ocean. Satellite-based graphic showing ocean currents (swirling coloured lines) in the Pacific Ocean. The colours indicate ocean temperatures, ranging from the warm tropics (red) to cooler water (green) in more temperate latitudes. The major currents are the Pacific's North Equatorial and South Equatorial, separated by the Pacific's Equatorial Counter.
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