This is a schematic of belt and zone structure.
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Altitude Variations of the Belts & Zones
On Uranus, as on Jupiter, the winds in the belts and zones blow first in one direction, then in the opposite direction. Wind blows east in a belt, and west in a zone. The clouds rise up in a belt, and drop down in a zone, as shown in this picture.
This would mean that a traveler flying in the sky would first encounter clouds, then the clouds would drop below, then the clouds would be encountered again. The traveler would experience extreme wind blasts from the west, then from the east. The tra
veler would experience severe winds pushing up in a belt, then severe winds pushing down in a zone.
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