True north is different from magnetic north.

True north (also called geodetic north) is the direction along Earth‘s surface towards the geographic North Pole or True North Pole.

Geodetic north differs from magnetic north (the direction a compass points toward the Magnetic North Pole), and from grid north (the direction northwards along the grid lines of a map projection). Geodetic true north also differs very slightly from astronomical true north (typically by a few arcseconds) because the local gravity may not point at the exact rotational axis of Earth.

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