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Humboldt Current

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cold ocean current of the South Pacific, flowing north along the western coast of South America.

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  • noun a cold ocean current that flows north along the Pacific Coast of South America before turning west

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt.]

Examples

  • But because of the Humboldt Current, she'd heard that the nights got cool, even cold, so she'd packed a sweater and windbreaker.

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  • The rain shadow on the leeward side of the Chilean Coast Range and the Andes, as well as a coastal inversion layer created by the cold offshore Humboldt Current, keep this over 20 million-year-old desert 50 times drier than California's Death Valley.

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  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said.

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  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said.

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  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said.

    Bangkokpost.com : Breaking News

  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The cold Humboldt Current, which passes by Chile's coast, means that there is a high pressure center in the Pacific that deviates high clouds and prevents cover over this part of the continent, "he said.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

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