Magnetic Declinometer

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Declinometer, Magnetic


an instrument for observing diurnal variations of magnetic declination. It is sometimes used for underground surveying (determinations of magnetic azimuths at survey points).

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