The direction toward which the north-seeking arrow of a compass points. &diamf3; The magnetic north pole is the northern pole of the Earth's magnetic field and changes slightly in response to variations in the Earth's magnetism. The current magnetic north pole is located in the Arctic Islands of Canada.
(geography) At a given point, the direction in which the magnetic North Pole of the Earth lies.
of solid brickwork set in clay a massive stone coffer was found lying due magnetic north and south.
In the northern hemisphere to the south of the zone of greatest frequency, the part of the sky in which aurora most generally appears is the magnetic north.
of N., in 1652 magnetic north was true north, in 1815 the magnetic needle pointed 2 4 2° W.
of N., in 1652 magnetic north was true north, in 1815 the magnetic needle pointed 2 4 2Ã‚° W.