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# Define magnetic declination.

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## The magnetic field of earth is supposed to be  a field by a bar magnet and this bar magnet is not along the $$Geographic$$ $$meridian$$ of earth whereas it makes an angle to it in a horizontal plane.In other words the $$\text{Magnetic declination is the angle between geographic north and magnetic north(along the north pole}$$$$\text{ of a horizontal magnetic compass)}$$Physics

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