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Term: Auroral zone Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: An approximately circular region around the two geomagnetic poles within which there is a maximum of auroral activity. It lies about ten to fifteen degrees of geomagnetic latitudes from the geomagnetic poles. The auroral zone broadens and extends equatorward during intense auroral displays.  AMSglossary 

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