The declination angle at the current geographic location should be used for compensation of the heading to obtain true geographic North
The Cypriot had his photo taken after the race at the Geographic North
Pole, where he added a road sign informing passersby that the island's capital Nicosia is only 6,098km 'that way'.
Magnetic north is the place compass needles actually point to, and is near the geographic North
Pole but not quite in the same spot.
In April 1909, American explorers Robert Peary and Matthew Henson led the first successful expedition to the geographic North
Peary as the first humans to reach the Geographic North
Pole (the point in the northern hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets the Earth's surface) in 1909.
Hence, my interest was piqued when I saw the item that the Russian Academy of Sciences' manned submersible MIR-2 had planted a Russian flag on the bottom of the Arctic Ocean at the geographic North
Pole, which happened to be about 4 km down.
Pugh travelled from London to Helsinki ahead of his attempt to swim one kilometre to the Geographic North
Pole in temperatures of minus 1.
At a Royal Geographical Society gala tribute, Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Sir Chris Bonington spoke on behalf of Sir Wally Herbert, who they believe to be the first man to reach the geographic North
Pole without motorized support.
Finally comes the Geographic North
Pole, 411 miles further on.
Instead of pointing to the geographic North
Pole, which is constant, they align with the magnetic north, which changes as molten iron moves within Earth's core.
On 5 August 2001, while on a cruise with tourists from Longyearbyen, Svalbard, to the Geographic North
Pole, we sighted a lone polar bear (Ursus maritimus) from the Russian icebreaker Yamal at a site we believe to be the northernmost record of this species.
Dunwoody, who has devoted much of his time recently to fundraising events for charity, said his next major project, which is likely to be a Northern Ireland initiative, would involve an expedition to the geographic North
Pole in 2005.