Reply to post: Re: There is no pole flip.

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


Re: There is no pole flip.

For the Chinese the compass has always been a south pointing device.

BTW two weeks ago bought a fine antique (19th century) compass made by Gebrüder Fromme G.M.B.H., Wien. ø 100 mm, resolution 20'. Enough to observe the daily variations of the Earth magnetic field.

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