magnetic north pole


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magnetic north pole

n.
The northern pole of the earth's magnetic field, currently located in the Arctic islands of Canada.
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An Arab explorer who documented his 650-km walk to the magnetic North Pole in a coffee table book is preparing to embark on a new adventure next year.
1831: The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.
NATIONAL DAY OF TUNISIA 1831: The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.
Adventurer, first Arab to walk to the magnetic North Pole
As well as sharing her own aweinspiring stories of extreme adventure ascending Everest, skiing to the magnetic North Pole and cycling the length of New Zealand unsupported, Tori assured students that the D of E programme will offer them a host of opportunities to develop life skills and build confidence.
He is the oldest man to reach the Magnetic North Pole on foot, and claims he punched a polar bear's face there.
Ali is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Sports Medicine and his previous exploits include a successful on-foot expedition to magnetic North Pole in 2010.
Tybalt said the proximity of the magnetic North Pole hampers compass readings and sailors also have to use lead-weighted rope to check water depth.
The teams faced treacherous conditions during the trek and arrived at the Magnetic North Pole exhausted.
He said: "My friend John Houston is going to walk to the magnetic North Pole with a team of folk and play a game of sevens.
In April 2009, he became the first Arab to walk to the magnetic North Pole, pulling a sledge weighing up to 50 kg, for 650 km, in temperatures regularly as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius.
Oman's Nabeel Al Busaidi, the first Arab to walk 650km to the magnetic North Pole and the first Arab to row 4,600km across the Atlantic Ocean, is now eager to ensure he can inspire communities, especially the younger generation.