How to Use a Compass

by iris miller

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North Magnetic Pole- The Point on the earth's Northern hemisphere in which the magnetic field points downwards.

Geographic North Pole- The direct North pole determined by the latitude and longitude.

South Magnetic Pole- The Point on the earth's Southern hemisphere in which the magnetic field points downwards.

Geographic South Pole- The Direct south determined by the latitude and longitude.

How to Use a Compass & Map [Compass Navigation Tutorial]

Sources

How Compasses Work. How Stuff Works

How a Compass Works. Universe Today

The Earth's Magnetic Field. NASA