Reply to post: Re: But even if this would happen...

North will remain North for now, say geo-magnetic boffins

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Re: But even if this would happen...

The reason I ask is because I can't help get the impression that most of that has been replaced by GPS.

A reduced magnetosphere might play havoc with the satellites, added to which many GPS devices rely on a a magnetic compass sensor to set their orientation. If you buy a really cheap, nasty phone without a compass but with GPS you'll find how frustrating this can be.

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