South magnetic pole

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Term: South magnetic pole
Definition: Location in the Southern Hemisphere where the lines of force from Earth's magnetic field are vertical. This point on the Earth gradual changes its position with time.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
Contributed by GCW Glossary

Also need to differentiate between North and South poles by indicating the directions of the magnetic field at the north pole and at the south pole. - Rebecca Ringuette 2023.05.24

Also applies to non-terrestrial bodies (e.g. Solar, other planets) if the word 'Earth' in the first sentence is replaced with 'a', as in "lines of force from a magnetic field are vertical." - Rebecca Ringuette 2023.05.24