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at what point on earth surface vertical component of earths magnetic field is zero?magnetic equator?

at what point on earth surface vertical component of earths magnetic field is zero?magnetic equator?

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Sher Mohammad IIT Delhi
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8 years ago
B.V. = B* sin? [B.V. = vertical component of earth 's magnetic field;
B = earth's magnetic field at a place;
? = angle of dip]
So, vertical component of earth magnetic field becomes zero when angle of dip becomes zero, i.e. at the magnetic equator

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