The Gulf Stream is warm current beginning on the Gulf of Mexico side of the tip of the Florida peninsula. It flows along the Atlantic coast line north until it meets the Labrador coast of Canada and the cool Labrador Current, thence the Gulf Stream flows east until it runs northwest along the British isles. 152 more words
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Today’s Factismal: The Gulf Stream was “discovered” 231 years ago today.
What constitutes being “discovered”? Is is when someone, somewhere, first thinks of something? Or is it when the first bits of evidence that it might actually exist are found? 548 more words