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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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.
In 2015 the charity tackled the challenge of trekking to the Magnetic North Pole to play the world's most northerly rugby match.
Everywhere I go - deserts, jungles - people ask me to say: "Gordon's Alive!" I was at the Magnetic North Pole when a Russian sub broke through the ice and the captain popped up and asked me to say it.
At the start of the 20th century, the magnetic North Pole sat on the edge of the Canadian Arctic, nearly as far south as 70[degrees]N.
Unfortunately, the magnetic compass points to the Magnetic North Pole, which is in a different place from the true North Pole.
The magnetic north pole is wandering about 34 miles (55 kilometers) a year.
At the magnetic north pole, the compass points straight down.
Earlier in March 2009, Omani explorer Nabil al Busaidi had become the first Arab to walk to the Magnetic North Pole (which is different from the Geographic North Pole).
"We had walked 25 hours non-stop, without sleeping, to be the first to arrive at the magnetic North Pole and after that superhuman effort, I went to bed for 36 hours.
Adventurer, first Arab to walk to the magnetic North Pole
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