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By staying within the gyre, vulnerable young sea turtles can remain relatively safe.
Likewise, where the gyre glances off the coast of Africa and returns to the Americas, a second current flowing the opposite direction continues south past the equator and away from the rest of the population.
The extremely slow collection of organic material and other sediments below a gyre does allow oxygen in the water to seep deep into the sediment.
Dorsally, the fissure bifurcates, embracing the gyre indented by the caudal limb of the paracentral.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Ay, and the elves and gyre-carlings frae the bonnie bairn, grace be wi' it?
Gyre (derived from Gayour or Giaour, a dog), “to scratch like a dog.”

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