The magnetic dip poles, defined as the surface points in the Northern and Southern hemispheres where the Earth's magnetic field is vertical, have been the topic of various research activities over time. In addition, their location, and especially their motion, has attracted a large amount of public interest, and this interest will probably increase during the next few months due to the focus on polar regions stimulated by the International Polar Year (IPY) that started in March of this year.
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