With reference to the temperature of the oceans, it has been noted that there is a very low decrease of temperature with increasing latitudes towards north in comparison to the southern Atlantic. What could be the possible reason for this?
In Northern Atlantic, there is a very low decrease of temperature with increasing latitudes towards north. This is because of the Gulf Stream currents which are warm currents. However, in southern Atlantic, the decrease of temperature with increasing latitude is more pronounced.
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