The motion of the geomagnetic North Pole
and estimated obliquity was obtained from the National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) of NOAA (www.
The former Durham University student was a member of the first team to walk unsupported to the Geomagnetic North Pole
, then emulated Sir Ernest Shackleton's pioneering 1916 crossing of the South Atlantic island of South Georgia.
He was called upon in a similar capacity by the producers of the BBC programme Top Gear when Jeremy Clarkson and the team were set a challenge of reaching the Geomagnetic North Pole
But, for the last 12 years, he's been an adventurer - he's walked to the Geomagnetic North Pole
, been stalked by polar bears and almost died twice after falling into the Arctic Ocean.
The teams will cover 250 miles to the Geomagnetic North Pole
, situated on the Darling Peninsula of Ellsmere Island.
Between the volunteers and polar explorer Jim McNeill, the team will attempt to reach all four North poles ( the Geomagnetic North Pole
, the Magnetic North Pole, the Arctic Pole and the Geographic North Pole.
Last year, six Ice Warrior men and women novices, reached the Geomagnetic North Pole
Pembrokeshire outdoor pursuits instructors Matt O'Brien and Dave Hughes were members of the celebrated Ice Warriors team that trekked 300 miles across the world's most inhospitable landscape last month to reach the geomagnetic North Pole
In 1992, Jock was a member of a team which walked unsupported to the geomagnetic north pole
Explorer David HemplemanAdams yesterday announced that he had become the first person to walk solo and unsupported to the Geomagnetic North Pole
The Geomagnetic North Pole
is the north end of the axis of the geomagnetic field which surrounds the earth and extends into space as the magnetosphere.
Dale has been selected as one of the nine-strong team setting off for the Geomagnetic North Pole
on March 29 ( conditions permitting ( for the 28-day expedition.