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A symbolic representation of Earth with a magnetic dipole inside. The lines of magnetic field extend from one magnetic pole to another. The magnet polarity is physically correct. The north pole of a compass would indicate geographic North, because it will be attracted to magnetic south pole.

Based on a free image by yeKcim,


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S. Zurek, Encyclopedia Magnetica, CC-BY-4.0

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