north magnetic pole


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north magnetic pole

[′nȯrth mag′ned·ik ′pōl]
(astronomy)
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It's uncertain how much the jet stream is connected to the wandering of the north magnetic pole, and whether processes at lower latitudes are also contributing.
The magnetic poles are always on the move (see page 5), and for the past few decades, the north magnetic pole has been doing so at a greater rate.
The altitude is still taking some getting used to for Nabs, who has been comparing his experiences here to what he previously thought was the toughest challenge in his life A- his successful attempt to reach the North Magnetic Pole last year.
Magnetic North Pole is heading for RussiaEarthAAEs north magnetic pole is moving fairly rapidlyAunearly 40 miles a yearAuin the direction of Russia, according to new research, and data points to a region of rapidly shifting magnetic activity on the surface of the EarthAAEs core.
I am the first Omani, the first GCC national and the first Arab to walk to the North Magnetic Pole.
The plan is to finish at the last certified position of the North Magnetic Pole, 32km from Isachson, on Ellef Ringnes Island sometime in the beginning of May.
The work starts with the arrival of James Clark Ross and his party at the then North Magnetic Pole on 1 July 1831, as part of the expedition of his uncle, John Ross, in Victory.
PREDICT: Earth is like a huge magnet with a north magnetic pole and a south magnetic pole.
Dr Mike Stroud claimed the BBC show led viewers to believe its three stars had gone to the North Pole when they actually only went to the North Magnetic Pole.
The Pink Lady PoleCats had been due to set off yesterday on the Scott Dunn Polar Challenge from Canada to the North Magnetic Pole.
The head of the fish is pointing toward the North Magnetic Pole.
Detailed studies of the angular relationships of hotspot trails show that the distance to the north magnetic pole, and by assumption the north geographic pole (= spin axis), has changed by up to 8 mm/y over the past 100 Ma, providing evidence for "true polar wander" or movement of hotspots relative to the geographic pole (Duncan and Richards, 1991).

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