Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 24 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 27

Answer

Magnetic pole reversals are when magnetic north and south poles roughly swap places. Paleomagnetic studies show that this has happened repeatedly throughout Earth’s history.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 463.
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