Recent Examples of magnetic north from the Web
As Wired explains, the magnetic North Pole can move by as much as 40 miles a year.
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First Known Use of magnetic north
MAGNETIC NORTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of magnetic north for English Language Learners
: the direction or area to the north toward which the needle of a compass points
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