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5 gyres

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2010

What is a Gyre? And how many are there?

A gyre is a place where ocean currents meet and the debris in our oceans start to accumulate. There are in fact five gyres.

This is a great graphic explaining Gyres, how many there are and about the plastics in our oceans.

http://www.theplastiki.com/static/plasticsissues/5gyres_full.jpg


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