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post #16 of (permalink) Old 12-20-2007, 07:08 PM
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quote:Originally posted by magnetite

A possible reversal in 3000-4000 AD. That's good news; I wont have to buy a new compass for a while.
If you have one of the compasses with adjustible declination, you won't even have to buy a new one then. Just flip it 180 degrees.
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post #17 of (permalink) Old 12-28-2007, 11:46 PM
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Variation/Declination) East--Magnetic least
Variation/Declination) West--Magnetic best

Is how I remember it.
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post #18 of (permalink) Old 01-14-2008, 10:10 PM
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quote:The paleomagntic record indicates field strength declines and polar wander increases. When the mag poles wander well away from the actual poles (like into the subtropics), the field strength dies away altogether and then the field reasserts strongly, but flipped polarity, in a geologically short interval (which might be as long as a decade or two )

Ohhhhkay, just let light this big fatty and I'll read this again..
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