Definition of South equatorial current
1. Noun. An equatorial current that flows west across the Pacific just south of the equator.
Lexicographical Neighbors of South Equatorial Current
Literary usage of South equatorial current
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Elements of Physical Geography: For the Use of Schools, Academies, and by Edwin James Houston (1901)
"The Equatorial Current crosses the ocean, from east to west, in two branches: a south equatorial current, which comes from the Antarctic, ..."
2. Physical Geography by Arnold Guyot (1885)
"Where does the south equatorial current commence ? In what longitude does it first divide ? What shores are bathed by the southern branches of this current ..."
3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"That part of the south equatorial current which turns to the southward off Cape San Roque, called the Brazilian Current, is quite weak, having a velocity ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The south equatorial current is produced by the ... the south equatorial current. The surface circulation ol the Pacific is. on the ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"The latter is reinforced by the south equatorial current, which, however, is not distinctly separable from the main equatorial current. ..."
6. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"The south equatorial current is supplied from the cool ... A part of the South Equatorial Current turns northward off the coast of Brazil and joins the ..."
7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... is called the south equatorial current; but there is in fact no definite dividing line, except that during the six months of the year, June to November, ..."