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Term: MAG

Geomagnetic - geocentric. Z axis is parallelto the geomagnetic dipole axis, positive north. X is in the plane defined bythe Z axis and the Earth's rotation axis. If N is a unit vector from theEarth's center to the north geographic pole, the signs of the X and Y axesare given by Y = N x Z, X = Y x Z.. See Russell, 1971, and

Created 2023.04.16
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