geographic north

noun

another name for true north

Nearby words

  1. geographer,
  2. geographic,
  3. geographic determinism,
  4. geographic information system,
  5. geographic mile,
  6. geographic range,
  7. geographic south,
  8. geographical,
  9. geographical determinism,
  10. geographical mile

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Science definitions for geographic north

geographic north

The direction from any point on Earth toward the North Pole. Also called true north Compare magnetic north.
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