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 How are the south pole&the south magnetic pole different?

Answer Compasses have long aided mariners, aviators and hikers in their navigation efforts. These devices do not point toward the true poles, however. Instead, they indicate the existence of Earth's magne... Read More »
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Where is the magnetic south pole?

The location of the magnetic south pole is not stationary; it changes by 5 degrees yearly. The 2010 location of the magnetic south pole is at 64.4 degrees South (latitude) and 137.3 degrees East (l... Read More »
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Is the North Geomagnetic Pole a north magnetic pole or a south magnetic pole?

In spite of its name, the North Geomagnetic Pole (or Magnetic North Pole) is technically a south magnetic pole because it attracts the north pole of a bar magnet (or compass) at all points south. T... Read More »
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Is the South Pole in South America?

The South Pole is not located on the continent of South America. The exact location of the point is at a latitude of 90 degrees south latitude, near the center of the continent of Antarctica.Source... Read More »
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Does a compass point to the North Pole or the South Pole?

The needle in a traditional compass points to the earth's magnetic North Pole. There is also a geographic North Pole that is in a slightly different location. There are some GPS compasses that poin... Read More »
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