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The Currents of South Africa
By David Raezer
South Africa’s two prevailing currents
“This Cape [of Good Hope] is a most stately thing, and the fairest Cape we saw in the whole circumference of the earth …”
The incredible live graphic to above shows the temperatures and movements of the two currents.
These two currents are effectively the meeting of the seaswhere the Atlantic and Indian Oceans come together at Africa’s tip creating an exceptionally dynamic, one-of-a-kind environment.
See our beautiful world through the eyes of BBC’s David Attenborough
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