Magnetic Anomaly Map of the World

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This map shows areas on the globe where there are disturbances in the Earth’s magnetic field. Here, red indicates a stronger magnetic tug, and blue a weaker one (white lines are the edges of tectonic plates). As you can see, disturbances are fairly regularly distributed, but that doesn’t stop UFO enthusiasts from saying aliens have a hand in these magnetic fluctuations. Science, however, has a slightly different explanation for why certain objects (including submarines) create a shift in the magnetic field.According to the Geological Survey of Finland, which created the map out of years of survey research: [via Commission for Geological Maps of the World]

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