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Radically changing magnetic north Well I told you so !

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Models Can't Keep Up With Migrating Magnetic North Pole.The magnetic north pole is shifting at an unprecedented rate. Over the last 30 years, the rate of distance that the magnetic north pole moves per year has sped up, around 15km per year to around 55km per year, the Earth’s magnetic field, which assists with navigation. But the rapid and irregular movements of the north magnetic pole over the past three years have made the 2015 WMM (worlds magnetic model) inaccurate.

Here is how important magnetic north is to navigation by land or sea.

For every degree you fly off course, you will miss your target by 92 feet.

For every 60 miles you , you will miss your target by one mile.

Flying around the equator will land you almost 500 miles off target.

Water, IE creeks lakes ponds or wells If you have never been there physically and guided by charts and a compass you could miss and if your not sure what the declination was be looking on the wrong side of magnetic north  the smaller the target or lack of visible landmarks and you may never find it.  Here is where a TOPO map could help if the region you in has enough changes in elevation if your on the great plains forget it.

Dead reckoning by sight using trees to be able to see ahead or follow roads train tracks or use mountains or other sources is possible, that possibility is predicated on visibility bad weather fog, tree canopy or heavy ash from a volcano will impede your movement as well as ability to sight the sun moon or stars / celestial navigation points.

My sense is to have up to date charts road and topo maps and try to validate them using google earth.

Here is where I have attempted t expose the normalcy bias of those that think everything will remain constant, nature is not you friend, your never one with the universe, the only constant is death he and his buddy Murphy or Murphy's law are always to trip you up confuse you into making a mistake and we all make them you can stave them off if you remain calm and use your wits IMHO.

 

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