Isoclinic line

Isoclinic line

Isoclinic lines are lines connecting those parts where the inclination of the Earth's magnetic field is the same in amount. They are similar to isogonic lines. which are lines connecting points of equal magnetic declination. The line drawn through the points of zero magnetic inclination is called the aclinic line.

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  • isoclinic line — Lines on a map or a chart joining points of equal magnetic dip. Isoclinic lines run more or less parallel to lines of latitudes …   Aviation dictionary

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  • isoclinic — [ˌʌɪsə(ʊ) klɪnɪk] adjective Geography denoting a line on a map connecting points where the dip of the earth s magnetic field is the same …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Isodynamic line — Isodynamic lines are lines connecting those parts of the Earth s surface where the Earth s magnetic force has the same also*Isoclinic line *Isogon (geomagnetism) *Aclinic line *Agonic line …   Wikipedia

  • isoclinicline — isoclinic line n. A line on a map connecting points of equal dips in the earth s magnetic field. Also called isoclinal. * * * …   Universalium

  • isoclinal — /uy seuh kluyn l, uy soh /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to equal direction of inclination; inclining or dipping in the same direction. 2. noting or pertaining to an isoclinic line. 3. Geol. noting or pertaining to a fold of strata that is of the… …   Universalium

  • aclinic — The line through those points on the earth’s surface at which the magnetic dip is zero. The aclinic line is a particular case of an isoclinic line. On this line, a magnetic needle balances horizontally without dipping (i.e., the angle of dip is… …   Aviation dictionary

  • isarithm — noun a line drawn on a map connecting points having the same numerical value of some variable • Syn: ↑isogram, ↑isopleth • Hypernyms: ↑line • Hyponyms: ↑isobar, ↑isochrone, ↑isoclinic line, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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