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magnetic north

Elizabeth Robins

magnetic north

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Published by McLeod & Allen in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English


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Statementby Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS"2719"R4"M3
The Physical Object
Pagination387 p. :
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20569142M

  “The magnetic field is in a permanent state of flux. Magnetic north wanders, and every few hundred thousand years the polarity flips so that a compass would point south instead of north,” ESA wrote on Ma in an article titled ‘Unravelling Earth’s magnetic field’. Magnetized needle: The end that always points to the magnetic pole is usually colored red or white. Orienting arrow: Used to orient the bezel, it has an outline shaped to exactly fit the magnetized end of the needle. Orienting lines: Parallel lines that rotate with the bezel; correctly aligning these with the north-south lines on a map aligns your orienting arrow with : REI Staff.   The Magnetic North, a chronicle of travels in the Arctic, follows Terra Incognita, her earlier book on Antarctica, published ten years ago. This time, Ms. Wheeler makes a counterclockwise journey starting in the (vast frozen wasteland) of Asian Russia, and continuing (intermittently) over a period of two years through Alaska, Canada, Greenland Author: Sara Wheeler.


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