Where is the north pole on the globe?

Answer As the northernmost point on Earth, the North Pole is located at the very top of the globe, encompassing geodetic latitude 90 degrees north and epitomizing the definition of true north.Source:Encyc... Read More »

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Where is the North Pole located on a globe?

Just as the Earth spins on an axis, so does a globe. On your typical globe, the axis runs from North Pole to South Pole, with the North Pole on top and South Pole on the bottom. The North Pole is a... Read More »

Does the true North Pole match the geographic North Pole?

The geographic North Pole and the magnetic North Pole sit in two different locations. The geographic North Pole lies at 90 degrees northern latitude, while the magnetic North Pole, as of July 2010,... Read More »

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 »

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 »