geographic north


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Related to geographic north: North Pole, magnetic north

geographic north

n
(Physical Geography) another name for true north

ge·o·graph·ic north

(jē′ə-grăf′ĭk)
The direction from any point on Earth toward the North Pole. Also called true north. Compare magnetic north.
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At present it sits closer to the geographic North Pole than at any point since it was first measured by James Clark Ross back in June 1831, and it is rapidly progressing towards Russia.
The points at which the axis of rotation intersects with the surface of the Earth is called the geographic north pole and the geographic south pole.
Anisa is the first Omani to reach the Geographic North Pole and Natalie is a British army doctor, who was in the team that went to the South Pole.
1958 Submarine USS Nautilus makes the first undersea voyage to geographic North Pole.
A 34 years old woman has made history by becoming the first Omani woman to ski to the Geographic North Pole.
Mariam Hamidaddin became the first Saudi Arabian woman to ski the last degree to the geographic North Pole.
Muscat: Oman's Anisa Al Raisi, who made history by becoming the first Omani woman to ski the Geographic North Pole, has said that focussing on their goal helped her and her group overcome the many challenges they faced on their daunting journey.
The team will spend roughly 10 full days skiing across the shifting pack ice of the Arctic Ocean to reach the Geographic North Pole.
Most recently, the company announced its sponsorship of the first ever all-female EuroArabian North Pole expedition departing in April from the Arabian Peninsula and arriving 10-days later at the geographic North Pole.
Levine was the team captain for the first American Women's Everest Expedition and has skied across the Arctic Circle to the geographic North Pole.
The striking environmentally friendly 270-passenger, 30,000 gross tonnage ship will be built at the Vard yard in Norway for delivery in 2021 and will take passengers to the true geographic North Pole, the Weddell Sea, the Ross Sea and Peter I Island.
Peary's 1908-09 journey to the geographic North Pole, in which African American Matthew Henson was the first person to set foot on the pole.

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