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The magnetic field due to the earth has a horizontal component of 26 μT at a place where the dip is 60°. Find the vertical component and the magnitude of the field.

Answer :

Given, BH = 26μT =26 × 10-6 T

δ = 60°

(a) for horizontal component

we know that

(b) for vertical component

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