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Which Way Does the Current Inside the Earth Flow?

  1. Jan 9, 2016 #1
    The Earth is a geodynamo. It is an electromagnet because a net current flows in the molten iron in the mantle. My question is, which way does the current flow?

    The northern magnetic pole is a South pole, so the magnetic field points north at the equator.
     
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  3. Jan 10, 2016 #2
    I figured it out. Current flows from east to west. That means that electrons flow from west to east.
     
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