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Rossel Current

[raw-suh l] /ˈrɔ səl/
noun
1.
a seasonal Pacific Ocean current, a branch of the South Equatorial Current, flowing W and NW past New Guinea.
Origin
after Élisabeth-Paul-Édouard, Chevalier de Rossel (1765-1829), French naval officer and hydrographer
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