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north magnetic pole

[′nȯrth mag′ned·ik ′pōl]
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This makes a difference at high latitudes, particularly if you are near the magnetic North Pole. But it would probably take more than a decade for the global map to become noticeably poor for most users.
Alas, the Magnetic North Pole left home about 30 years ago, and is now heading for Siberia at a speed of 60 km a year.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and United Kingdom tend to update the location of the magnetic north pole every five years in December, but this update came early because of the pole's faster movement.
The distance between the magnetic north pole and the geographic north pole is about 500 kilometres.
As well as sharing her own aweinspiring stories of extreme adventure ascending Everest, skiing to the magnetic North Pole and cycling the length of New Zealand unsupported, Tori assured students that the D of E programme will offer them a host of opportunities to develop life skills and build confidence.
He is the oldest man to reach the Magnetic North Pole on foot, and claims he punched a polar bear's face there.
Ali is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Sports Medicine and his previous exploits include a successful on-foot expedition to magnetic North Pole in 2010.
He said: "My friend John Houston is going to walk to the magnetic North Pole with a team of folk and play a game of sevens.
In April 2009, he became the first Arab to walk to the magnetic North Pole, pulling a sledge weighing up to 50 kg, for 650 km, in temperatures regularly as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius.
Oman's Nabeel Al Busaidi, the first Arab to walk 650km to the magnetic North Pole and the first Arab to row 4,600km across the Atlantic Ocean, is now eager to ensure he can inspire communities, especially the younger generation.
| 1831: The magnetic North Pole was located |by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.