grid magnetic angle


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grid magnetic angle

[′grid mag¦ned·ik ′aŋ·gəl]
(navigation)
In grid navigation, the angular difference in direction between grid north and magnetic north; it is measured east or west from grid north.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

grid magnetic angle

grid magnetic angle
The angular difference in direction between grid north and magnetic north. It is measured east or west from grid north. A grid magnetic angle is sometimes called a grivation and/or grid variation.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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