Where is the geomagnetic pole currently located?


The 1994 survey puts it on the Noice Penninsula, southwest of Ellef island at 78.3 N and 104.0 W. It moves 15 kilometers north each year at the present time. For a plot of its position since about 1900 see the following website or the Canadian Search and rescue Society site.


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