North Magnetic Pole (Q842763)

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point on the surface of Earth's Northern Hemisphere at which the planet's magnetic field points vertically downwards (in other words, if a magnetic compass needle is allowed to rotate about a horizontal axis, it will point straight down)
  • Magnetic North Pole
  • magnetic North
  • magnetic bearing
  • Earth's North Magnetic Pole
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North Magnetic Pole
point on the surface of Earth's Northern Hemisphere at which the planet's magnetic field points vertically downwards (in other words, if a magnetic compass needle is allowed to rotate about a horizontal axis, it will point straight down)
  • Magnetic North Pole
  • magnetic North
  • magnetic bearing
  • Earth's North Magnetic Pole

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