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.

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  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • isoclinic line — an imaginary line connecting points on the earth s surface having equal magnetic dip. Also called isoclinic, isoclinal. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • isoclinic line — noun an isogram connecting points of equal magnetic inclination • Syn: ↑isoclinal • Hypernyms: ↑isogram, ↑isopleth, ↑isarithm …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Contour line — This article is about lines of equal value in maps and diagrams. For more meanings of the word contour , see Contour (disambiguation). The bottom part of the diagram shows some contour lines with a straight line running through the location of… …   Wikipedia

  • Isodynamic line — Isodynamic lines are lines connecting those parts of the Earth s surface where the Earth s magnetic force has the same intensity.ee 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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