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  ScienceDaily: Geomagnetic reversal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A geomagnetic reversal is a change in the orientation of Earth's magnetic field such that the positions of magnetic north and magnetic south become interchanged.
Geomagnetic reversal -- A geomagnetic reversal is a change in the orientation of Earth's magnetic field such that the positions of magnetic north and magnetic south become interchanged.
Geomagnetic storm -- A geomagnetic storm is a temporary disturbance of the Earth's magnetosphere.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/Geomagnetic_reversal   (1424 words)

  
  North Pole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The theory under which Canada has claimed sovereignty to the North Pole is controversial as there is in fact 770 km of ocean between the pole and Canada's northernmost land point, and several nations, most notably the United States, have challenged the notion that the North Pole does not lie in international waters.
The Geomagnetic North Pole is the pole of the Earth's geomagnetic field closest to true north.
Astronomers define the north "geographic" pole of a planet or other object in the solar system by the planetary pole that is in the same ecliptic hemisphere as the Earth's north pole.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Geomagnetic_North_Pole   (2176 words)

  
 North Pole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Astronomers define the north "geographic" pole of a planet in the solar system by the planetary pole that is in the same ecliptic hemisphere as the Earth's north pole.
The first undisputed sight of the pole was in 1926 by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his American sponsor Lincoln Ellsworth from the airship Norge, designed and piloted by the Italian Umberto Nobile, in a flight from Svalbard to Alaska.
Magnetic North is one of several locations on the Earth's surface known as the "North Pole".
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/n/no/north_pole.html   (1236 words)

  
 Arctic - North Pole - Crystalinks
The Geomagnetic poles are the places where the axis of this dipole intersects the Earth's surface.
Astronomers define the north "geographic" pole of a planet or other object in the solar system by the planetary pole that is in the same ecliptic hemisphere as the Earth's north pole.
Magnetic north is determined by the earth¹s magnetic field and is not the same as true (or geographic) north.
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 NORTH POLE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Geographic North Pole, also known as True_North, is close to the northern point at which the Earth's axis of rotation meets the surface.
Magnetic North is the place to which all magnetic_compasses point, although since the pole marked "N" on a bar magnet points north, and only opposite magnetic poles are attracted to each other, the Earth's magnetic north is actually a south magnetic pole.
The Geomagnetic North Pole is the pole of the Earth's geomagnetic_field closest to true north.
www.flowergods.com /North_Pole   (2058 words)

  
 David Hempleman-Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is the first man in history to reach the Geographic and Magnetic North and South Poles as well as climb the highest peaks in all seven continents, a feat he christened the Adventurers' Grand Slam.
In 1996, he completed a solo unsupported expedition to the South Pole on January 5th, sailed to the South Magnetic Pole on February 19th, and led a team of novices to ski to the Magnetic North Pole on May 15th.
He also became the first man to fly a balloon over the North Pole in 2000, a trip that emulated the ill-fated attempt by Salomon August Andrée, a Swede, to fly to the North Pole in the 19th century and which he also described in a book called At The Mercy of the Wind.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/David_Hempleman-Adams   (389 words)

  
 The North Pole(s) - All Things Arctic
The Pole of Inaccessibility and the Geographic Pole are relatively fixed, while the Geomagnetic Pole wanders slightly, depending mainly on solar influences, and the Magnetic Pole migrates several miles annually.
Located north of Qaanaaq (Thule) in Greenland, the Geomagnetic North Pole is the north end of the axis of the magnetosphere, the geomagnetic field that surrounds earth.
Currently at latitude 78°30' North, 69° West the Geomagnetic Pole is significant to atmospheric scientists who study the effects of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights.
www.allthingsarctic.com /northpole/index.aspx   (618 words)

  
 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Earth's Pole, however it is defined, lies in the Arctic Ocean.
More accurately, «The north pole is that pole of rotation that lies on the north side of the invariable plane of the solar system» [link].
Another frequently used definition uses the right-hand rule to define the north pole: it is then the pole around which the object rotates counterclockwise [link].
www.alanaditescili.net /index.php?title=North_Pole   (1803 words)

  
 Magnetic Pole Shift May Be Underway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Since the northern lights are mostly in the north polar regions because of the location of the magnetic pole which serves as a high energy particle trap, we will begin to see the northern lights more visible father south as well.
The 'north magnetic pole' is the farthest point on the earth in the direction of magnetic north.
The 'geomagnetic north pole' lies near Etah, Greenland, north of the town of Thule.
www.rense.com /general51/mag.htm   (2231 words)

  
 Earth's North Magnetic Pole - Positive or Negative   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A north pole is reckoned as positive (+) and a south pole as negative...
Note that since the north pole of the magnet is attracted to the south pole of another magnet, the Earth's geographic north is actually a magnetic south.
The South Magnetic Pole lies in the northern islands of Canada, and the North Magnetic Pole lies in Antarctica.
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 GSC North Pole
Therefore, the magnetic declination, the angle between true geographic north and magnetic north, cannot be determined at the magnetic poles.
The pole wanders daily in a roughly elliptical path around this average position, and may frequently be as much as 80 km away from this position when the Earth's magnetic field is disturbed.
The position of the North Magnetic Pole is strongly influenced by the secular variation in its vicinity.
obsfur.geophysik.uni-muenchen.de /mag/news/e_nmpole.htm   (1358 words)

  
 Magnetic South Pole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Earth's magnetic south pole is where the magnetic field lines are oriented vertically and come out of the surface of the Earth.
This is different from the "Geomagnetic north/south pole", which is the location where the best fitting dipole model pierces the surface of the Earth.
While magnetic poles are not necessarily 180 degrees opposite from one another, Geomagnetic poles are exactly 180 degrees opposite from one another.
deeptow.whoi.edu /southpole.html   (220 words)

  
 Research pioneers
However, it is not pointing to the geographic North Pole, it is pointing to the magnetic pole.
The center of the northern auroral oval is the magnetic North Pole, not the geographic North Pole.
Scientists track the movement of the geomagnetic pole which is currently located near Ellesmere Island in Northern Canada.
www.gi.alaska.edu /asahi/respio.htm   (449 words)

  
 NORTHERN ICE 2001
The Geomagnetic North Pole is a not a location where the direction of the magnetic force, described as a vector, is perpendicular to the surface of the Earth.
A positive (downward) inclination is a positive (north) dip pole, and a negative (upward) inclination is a negative (south) dip pole, and, as mentioned before, these occur in many places on the surface of the Earth.
The position of the magnetic pole was a critically important aspect of the Tundra Northwest 1999 scientific expedition, during which Swedish scientists observed caged bird behavior at the precise location of the Geomagnetic North Pole.
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 What is near the Geographic North Pole, a Magnetic North or a Magnetic South?
If we allow a bar magnet to swing freely on a string, the end that points towards the geographic north pole is called the north seeking pole of the magnet, and is labeled "N" since it is the North magnetic pole of the magnet.
This pole near the geographic north pole is sometimes called the geomagnetic north pole.
Therefore the earth's south magnetic pole is located near the geographic north pole and is called the geomagnetic north pole.
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 Greenland Settlements in the Qaanaaq Municipality
The Geographic North Pole is defined as the northern axis of the earth's rotation.
The magnetic north pole has moved slowly over the years and is presently at the north end of Hudson Bay in Canada.
The Geomagnetic North Pole is the theoretical pole where particles from the sun are attracted to enter the earth.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Resort/9292/usbygder.html   (2743 words)

  
 Explorer has to abandon Pole attempt
THE British explorer David Hempleman-Adams was rescued from the Canadian High Arctic yesterday after having to abandon his expedition to the geomagnetic North Pole.
Mr Hempleman-Adams, 42, from Corsham, near Bath, reached the geographic North Pole last year to become the first person to reach all four geographic and magnetic poles and climb the highest mountain on each continent.
He had hoped to become the first person to reach the geomagnetic North Pole, a point on sea ice, north-west of Greenland, solo and unsupported.
news.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1999/03/19/wpole19.html   (217 words)

  
 Neowin.net > The North Pole has left Canada!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
With the pole gone from Canada, it means we have less responsibility for the ill-prepared adventurers who go on half-crazed skiing adventures to reach the magnetic pole.
Figuring out exactly where the pole is allows map-makers to draw what's called "magnetic declination," which is the number of compass degrees that separate the direction of magnetic north from True North, which points to the geographic North Pole.
The Northern Pole of Inaccessibility is defined as the point in the Arctic farthest from any coastline, and is at 84°03′ N 174°51′ W. Similar poles exist in the Pacific and Indian oceans, and there is a dry land pole of inaccessibility in the Antarctic.
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 Magnetic North Pole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Earth's magnetic north pole is where the magnetic field lines are oriented vertically and plunge into the surface of the earth i.e.
The pole varies in position on a yearly basis due to secular variation (or drift in Earth's magnetic field).
Below is a figure of the magnetic north pole based on the reference fields from 1900 to January 1st 2000.
deeptow.whoi.edu /northpole.html   (166 words)

  
 Geomagnetic Pole
In addition to the Geographic North Pole (True North) and the North Magnetic Pole, some also consider there to be a third important pole.
The North Geomagnetic Pole is the north end of the axis of the magnetosphere, the geomagnetic field that surrounds the Earth and extends into space.
From space, the instruments of satellites "see" the magnetic pole at a slightly different spot from its real location, and scientists working with satellite information use the Geomagnetic North Pole in their calculations.
www.athropolis.com /arctic-facts/fact-geomagnetic.htm   (274 words)

  
 North pole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 WorldWideLearn.com North Pole Solo 2004 | The North Pole
The Arctic Ocean located entirely in the North Pole region, is the smallest of the world's oceans.
Nearly landlocked, the ocean is surrounded by the land masses of Europe, Asia, North America, and Greenland and a number of islands, as well as by the Barents, Beaufort, Chukchi, Kara, Laptev, East Siberian, Lincoln, Wandel, Greenland, and Norwegian seas.
The center of the map is the geographic North Pole.
www.worldwidelearn.com /northpole/thepole   (568 words)

  
 The road to the magnetic north pole
It is interesting to note, furthermore, that Petrus was of the opinion that the compass needle pointed to the Pole Star, while the general opinion of that time held that a mountain of magnetite must be located at the north pole.
Movement of the magnetic north pole from 1600 to 2000.
In fact, the current north pole is a south pole in magnetic parlance, this having historical reasons.
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 The Aurora Borealis and the Vikings
The earth's axis of spin (the North and South Poles) are not the same as magnetic north/south: the geomagnetic poles are instead displaced from the spin axis.
The geomagnetic north pole is not the same as the Earth's axis of spin.
Determining the historical movements of the geomagnetic pole is part of the science of archaeomagnetism.
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 North Pole biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
See also: town of North Pole, Alaska and village of North Pole, New York.
Some bodies in the solar system, including Saturn's moon Hyperion and the asteroid Toutatis, lack a geographic north pole.
The potential value of the North Pole and the area around resides in its oil and gas, which in the near future might become more accessible after the opening of the North-West Passage.
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