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The Magnetic North Pole seems to rotate around the geographical North Pole. What is the approximate rate of this movement?
  • A
    1° in 1 year.
  • B
    1° in 5 years.
  • C
    1° in 9 years.
  • D
    1° in 11 years.

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The magnetic north pole is fairly close to the geographic North Pole. However, it is not fixed and continuously moves along lines that were once thought to be circles; however, recent research has refuted this assumption. Its movement can still be monitored and predicted - the approximate rate of movement being 1° in 5 years.

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