File:Thermohaline Circulation 2.png

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This map shows the pattern of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/thermohaline_circulation" class="extiw" title="w:thermohaline circulation">thermohaline circulation</a> also known as "meridional overturning circulation". This collection of currents is responsible for the large-scale exchange of water masses in the ocean, including providing oxygen to the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/deep_ocean" class="extiw" title="en:deep ocean">deep ocean</a>. The entire circulation pattern takes ~2000 years.

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current04:19, 4 January 2017Thumbnail for version as of 04:19, 4 January 20171,100 × 690 (122 KB)127.0.0.1 (talk)This map shows the pattern of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/thermohaline_circulation" class="extiw" title="w:thermohaline circulation">thermohaline circulation</a> also known as "meridional overturning circulation". This collection of currents is responsible for the large-scale exchange of water masses in the ocean, including providing oxygen to the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/deep_ocean" class="extiw" title="en:deep ocean">deep ocean</a>. The entire circulation pattern takes ~2000 years.
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