land effect


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land effect

[′land i‚fekt]
(electromagnetism)

land effect

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An error in direction finders resulting from the refraction of electromagnetic waves when traveling from land to water or crossing a coast. As far as possible, those beacons that do not involve changing the medium over which electromagnetic waves travel should be used. Also called coastline refraction and shoreline effect.
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