Three norths converge over Dorset in UK

Triggerfish Writing
2 min readNov 2, 2022
Map of Dorset with a blue Grid Line passing through. The historic triple alignment of True, Grid and Magnetic north makes landfall in Great Britain in Langton Matravers, Dorset, according to the Ordinance Survey. Source: Ordinance Survey, UK

A very interesting thing has happened. For the first time in history in Britain, three north poles are aligning over the village of Langton Matravers, near Swanage in Dorset, on Wednesday November 2, 2022.

What are the different norths?

Let’s go over the different north poles. We have the Earth’s geographic poles, defined by the spot where all the…

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