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also called Baffin Current,

surface oceanic current, a southward-moving water outflow along the west side of Baffin Bay, Canada. The Baffin Island Current, flowing at a rate of about 11 miles (17 km) per day, is a combination of West Greenland Current inflow and the outflow of cold Arctic Ocean water from the channels of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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