Labrador Current definition by Webster's New World
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icy arctic current flowing south from Baffin Bay past Labrador into the Gulf Stream
Labrador Current definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A cold ocean current flowing southward from Baffin Bay along the coast of Labrador and turning east after intersecting with the Gulf Stream.
labrador current - Science Definition
A cold ocean current flowing southward from Baffin Bay along the coast of Labrador and turning east after intersecting with the Gulf Stream. The fog characteristic of Labrador is created when warm Gulf Stream air meets the cold waters of the Labrador Current. The Labrador Current also brings down icebergs from the Arctic into transatlantic shipping lanes. Also called Arctic Stream.