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|the angular distance of a heavenly body, when on the horizon, from the magnetic east or west point as indicated by the compass. The difference between the magnetic and the true or astronomical amplitude (see 3 above) is the "variation of the compass."|
|etc. See under Amplitude, Attraction, etc.|
See also: Amplitude, Magnetic
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Firstly, all measurements were actual deviations in magnetic amplitude
from a zero point.
3b) shows variable magnetic amplitudes
at different elevated regions (Fig.