Benguela-current meaning

bengālə
A strong ocean current in the South Atlantic, flowing northward along the SW coast of Africa.
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A cold ocean current originating in the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica, thence flowing northwards up the west coast of Africa as far as Angola. It provides nutrients for the sea life in the fishing grounds off the Cape of Good Hope.
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Origin of benguela-current

  • From Benguela (“a town in Angola”) + current.
    From Wiktionary