isoclinic line


noun

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

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Also called isoclinic, isoclinal.

Origin of isoclinic line

First recorded in 1890–95
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Scientific definitions for isoclinic line

isoclinic line
[ ī′sə-klĭnĭk ]

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