wobbling of the pole

Definition of wobbling of the pole

1 : the slow gyration of the earth's axis in space as a result of lunisolar precession
3 : the wandering of the poles

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“Wobbling of the pole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wobbling%20of%20the%20pole. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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