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north magnetic pole

[′nȯrth mag′ned·ik ′pōl]
(astronomy)
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The fast motion of the north magnetic pole could be connected to a high-speed jet of liquid iron flowing beneath Canada, which is believed to be weakening the magnetic field.
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.
BBC1 9pm Actor Brian Blessed traces his family roots and, being the oldest man to reach the North Magnetic Pole, he's delighted to discover one of his great-great-great grandfathers liked adventure too.
Like Earth, the sun has a north magnetic pole and a south magnetic pole.
an expedition to row to the 1996 location of the North Magnetic Pole, a point only previously reached across SOLID ICE"!
Washington, April 21 ( ANI ): Approximately every 11 years the magnetic field on the sun reverses completely - the north magnetic pole switches to south, and vice versa.
Robert Edwin Peary and Matthew Henson were the first explorers to reach the North Magnetic Pole.
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.That in turn may be caused by a strange magnetic AoplumeAo originating from deeper inside the core, scientists say.
"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.

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