# A conceptual model of core dynamics and the Earth's magnetic field

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## Abstract

A conceptual model of core dynamics and the Earth's magnetic field is presented. It differs from previous investigations in the use of an estimated core viscosity of 2 x 10^{7} cm^{2} s^{- 1}. The simplified derivations predict the correct order of magnitude for the external magnetic field and for the westward drift of the nondipole field.

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