True North

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True North

A slang term for success, especially if one is not headed in the direction of success. For example, one may discuss ways that a company can change course and begin to head true north.
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Speaking during the broadcast from the North Pole on Monday, Mr Wood said: "At the moment I'm in a tent with 'Vic' and Mark Langridge and we are sitting at the geographic North Pole.
Another angle between the earth's magnetic north and geographic north is defined as a declination angle in the range of [+ or -] 20[degrees] depending on geographic location [3], see Fig.
Various expeditions followed, like photographing polar bears on Norway's Svalbard archipelago, until Hadow set his sights on the seemingly impossible - trekking solo and unsupported from the top of Canada to the geographic North Pole.
Finally, there is nothing more satisfying than completing the race on the geographic North Pole.
CYPRIOT businessman and philanthropist Nasos Ktorides completed the world's coolest and most northerly marathon, parking the flags of Cyprus and Greece at the Geographic North Pole.
The challenge follows the success of the charity's 2011 expedition, in which Captain Hewitt and three other disabled soldiers became the first team of unsupported war-wounded amputees to reach the geographic North Pole.
Harry already has a close connection with Walking With The Wounded as he was patron of its successful bid to get a group of unsupported amputees to the geographic North Pole by foot.
Harry already has a close connection with the charity as he was patron of its successful bid to get a group of unsupported amputees to the geographic North Pole last year.
Harry's Arctic Heroes (BBC1, 9pm) Prince Harry and four disabled Afghanistan veterans have been dropped by helicopter 160 miles from the geographic North Pole and as temperatures drop to as low as -50uC they have the gruelling task to complete their 200-mile trek, which at times can be painful viewing.
The odyssey started in December and is a sevenmonth expedition to climb the highest summits on each of the world's continents and venture to the South Pole and geographic North Pole.
If he is successful he will become the first ever person to stand on the continental summits and all three poles - the South Pole, the Geographic North Pole and the summit of Everest - in the same calendar year.
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