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Problem of the Week: December 12th

December 12, 2011

Which of the following variations does NOT affect the magnetic declination at a place over time?

(A) secular variation

(B) annual variation

(C) daily variation

(D) constant variation

The answer is D

This is problem 9 (6-1) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly "1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details on this and other FLS exam-prep books, call 800/426-1178 or visit www.ppi2pass.com.