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Related to true north: magnetic north
(Physical Geography) the direction from any point along a meridian towards the North Pole. Also called: geographic north Compare magnetic north
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
the direction of the north pole from a given point.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
See geographic north.
The American Heritage® Student Science Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright © 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
true north- North according to the earth's axis, not magnetic north.
See also related terms for north.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
The direction from an observer's position to the geographic North Pole. The north direction of any geographic meridian.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.