Shift in Earth’s magnetic north throws navigators off course | Curio

Shift in Earth’s magnetic north throws navigators off course

5 mins | Dec 19, 2019

A vital point on planet’s surface races at unprecedented speed across Arctic. "Navigators have relied upon it for centuries. More recently it has become an essential aid in everything from smartphone apps to aviation and shipping." The Earth's magnetic north is shifting. Clive Cookson writing in the Financial Times in December 2019 examines what this means, especially for navigators.

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From Financial Times