magnetic dip


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Synonyms for magnetic dip

(physics) the angle that a magnetic needle makes with the plane of the horizon

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During the past 4 millennia, magnetic declinations in Britain have varied through an angle of 70[degrees] and their magnetic dips have ranged about 25[degrees], the researchers report.
Collar information: Azimuth- Azimuth- Hole Azimuth- Magnetic Magnetic Hole ID Depth Magnetic Dip North East (metres) (degrees) (degrees) (metres) (metres) JDDH03 201 279 -60 6288426 584146 JDDH02 114 270 -60 6288383 584165 JDDH01 189 270 -60 6288324 584161