Isoclinic Lines


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Isoclinic Lines

 

the isolines of magnetic inclination. Isoclinic lines of zero dip (the magnetic equator) pass near the geographic equator. In low latitudes the isoclinic lines are approximately parallel to the magnetic equator. In high latitudes they are arranged around the magnetic poles.

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