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Homework Help: Earth's magnetic field

  1. Sep 5, 2009 #1
    A compass needle held horizontally is only afftected by the horizontal component of the magnetic flux. What do you think will happen to a compass needle at the magnetic north pole?
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  3. Sep 5, 2009 #2
    Which way do the magnetic field lines go at the magnetic north pole if you stand there?
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