magnetic azimuth


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magnetic azimuth

[mag′ned·ik ′az·ə·məth]
(navigation)
Azimuth relative to magnetic north.

magnetic azimuth

An azimuth relative to magnetic north. See bearing (i). See also magnetic bearing.
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For example, an eastern declination (one with the magnetic north line to the right of the grid north line), the magnetic azimuth is the grid azimuth angle, minus the declination angle.
The sketch portrays each leg with the magnetic azimuth, actual distance, and time expenditure.