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Earth's Magnetic Field Is Acting ­p and Geologists Don't Know Why


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North magnetic pole heading toward Siberia

Magnetic motion. The north magnetic pole is heading from Canada into Siberia, and recently crossed the International Date Line.

Source: World Data Center for Geomagnetism/Kyoto University

Something strange is going on at the top of the world. Earth's north magnetic pole has been skittering away from Canada and towards Siberia, driven by liquid iron sloshing within the planet's core.

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