Gyre

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Definition of Gyre:
A large, water circulation system of geostrophic currents rotating clockwise (Northern Hemisphere) or counterclockwise (Southern Hemisphere). [1]
This is the common definition for Gyre, other definitions can be discussed in the article


References

  1. Pinet P.R. 1998.Invitation to Oceanography. Jones and Barlett Publishers. p. 508