In Chapter 2, we saw how the atmospheric circulation transports heat from low to high latitudes. Figure 3.1 shows how the same is true in the oceans, where surface currents warmed in low latitudes carry heat polewards, while currents cooled at high latitudes flow equatorwards.

Alaska Current



California Current

Somali-^SW Monsoon sCtirrenp \ TSS

Humboldt Current y^íBengueia V V ^/Cumnt

Brazil Current

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