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Anyone with a compass knows the needle doesnít point to the geographic North Pole, but rather the Magnetic North Pole. At that pole itself, a horizontal compass would be of no use, and a compass needle allowed to swing vertically would point straight down.

Arctic explorer Sir James Clark Ross was the first to find it, on the Boothia Peninsula in 1831, but since then, itís gradually shifted north and slightly west. It left Canadian waters by around 2015 and itís now moving toward Russia, according to Kyoto University.