Definition

line along which the colder, fresher, and denser northward-moving Antarctic surface waters sink beneath the warmer. saltier, less dense waters of the southern Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans; encircles the earth between 50 and 60 degrees south latitude

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Map of area where Antarctic waters and those of the oceans to the north converge, with the colder waters sliding beneath the warmer

Map of area where Antarctic waters and those of the oceans to the north converge, with the colder waters sliding beneath the warmer
Image ID: 1620

Record ID: 186