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Unformatted text preview: 2) Geographic North pole is actually a magnetic South Pole (vice versa) 3) Magnetic field reverses polarity approximately every average 250,000 years (last reversal ~780,000) 4) Magnetic field produces magnetosphere protective layer around Earth that stops charged particles from entering 5) Magnetosphere produces Van Allen Belts belts/donuts of trapped particles inside magnetosphere 6) Solar wind produces aurora charged particles enter magnetosphere at poles and interacting with atmosphere glow...
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