Figure F9. Generalized circulation of the eastern equatorial Pacific showing surface currents (solid arrows), subsurface currents (dashed arrows), California current (CAC), North Equatorial Current (NEC), North Equatorial Countercurrent (NECC), South Equatorial Current (SEC), Peru Current (PC), and Chile Current (CHC). Shaded areas illustrate the general latitudinal extent of the SEC and NEC. Solid circles are the Leg 138 sites, with proposed Site OSN-2 being located at Site 852. EUC = Equatorial Undercurrent. (Modified from figure 1 of Shipboard Scientific Party, 1992a).
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