- a current of ions existing in the upper atmosphere, moving with respect to the surface of the earth, and causing various auroral phenomena.
Origin of electrojet
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- a narrow belt of fast-moving ions in the ionosphere, under the influence of the earth's magnetic field, causing auroral displays
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