AS the subject of how far the compasses of a ship, when near land, are affected by local magnetic disturbance has hitherto been more frequently one of controversy rather than a study of facts, it seems important that full publicity should be given to well-authenticated observations.
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CREAK, E. On Local Magnetic Disturbance of the Compass in North-West Australia. Nature 43, 471–472 (1891). https://doi.org/10.1038/043471b0