Magnetic amplitude - definition of Magnetic amplitude by The Free Dictionary
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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
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Firstly, all measurements were actual deviations in magnetic amplitude
from a zero point.
According to the magnetic amplitudes
, the RTP anomalies (Fig.
At Bundaroo the 25km-long target is interpreted to be a substantial open folded iron formation with similar magnetic amplitudes
to the existing Wubin DSO and magnetite targets.