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Wrong Compass?

By | 2009-01-01T23:43:21+00:00 January 1st, 2009|Categories: Dinosaur Ranch News, General Geology|Tags: , , , , |

You can't even trust your compass anymore.  (You actually never could!) Most people incorrectly believe that a compass needle points directly to the north magnetic pole.  There are many complicating factors involving the molten iron/nickel core of the earth and multiple magnetic poles that average each other out as well as local effects.  The net effect [...]