Cromwell Current


Cromwell Current
/krɒmwɛl ˈkʌrənt/ (say kromwel 'kuruhnt)

noun
a Pacific current at the equator flowing east from the Hawaiian to the Galápagos Islands.
{named after Townsend Cromwell, 1922–58, US oceanographer}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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