The magnetic pole is moving slowly toward the west; very slowly, indeed, but fast enough for me to utilize its movement.
In fact we have got considerably to the north of the magnetic pole.
The point we start from is to the geographical south of the magnetic pole.
The movement of the area of magnetic intensity, and the magnetic pole, to the west.
This tremor causes the disk to approach and recede from the magnetic pole placed just behind the diaphragm.
On the first of March we halted to encamp at about the position of the magnetic pole—for no cairn remains to mark the spot.
The little bungalow of the Colvilles in Pasadena became a kind of magnetic pole.
Seven or eight snow-huts, recently abandoned, were found near the magnetic pole.
My object is to communicate with the Boothians in the vicinity of the magnetic pole.
Single wires, approximated in certain directions towards the magnetic pole, had currents induced in them.
|magnetic pole |
The spot on the Earth toward which a compass needle will point.
Note: The north magnetic pole is not located exactly at the geographic North Pole. Therefore, depending on where a compass is, its needle may not point exactly north.
Note: The variation between magnetic north and “true” north is usually shown on navigation maps as the “angle of declination.”