Definitions for kuroshio current
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Japan current, Kuroshio current, Kuroshio(noun)
a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean
The Kuroshio is a north-flowing ocean current on the west side of the North Pacific Ocean. It is similar to the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic and is part of the North Pacific ocean gyre. Like the Gulf stream, it is a strong western boundary current.
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