isoclinic line


an imaginary line connecting points on the earth's surface having equal magnetic dip.

Origin of isoclinic line

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called isoclinic, isoclinal. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

isoclinic line in Science

isoclinic line


A line on a map connecting points of equal magnetic inclination.
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