Geomagnetic Observatory Keetmanshoop (KMH)

Observatory
Observatory

The Keetmanshoop Geomagnetic Observatory (KMH) is run in co-operation of the Hermanus Magnetic Observatory (HMO) and the GFZ since the year 2006. The geomagnetic field intensity and directions are continously recorded at the observatory.
The observatory is member of the INTERMAGNET program.

Location: Namibia

Geographic Coordinates:
Latitude: 26.53 S    Longitude: 18.10 E    Altitude: 1 065m

Geomagnetic Coordinates:
Latitude: 26.15 S    Longitude: 85.36 E

The geomagnetic Coordinates refer to IGRF-11 for 2010.

Data:

Data are available on request or over the INTERMAGNET program.

Contact

Profile photo of  Dr. Jürgen Matzka

Dr. Jürgen Matzka
Geomagnetism

Lindenstr. 7
Building H 1, room 213
14823 Niemegk
tel. +49 33843 624-18

Contact

Mr. Dr. Achim Morschhauser
Geomagnetism

Lindenstr. 7
Building H 1, room 103
14823 Niemegk
tel. +49 331 288-1955

Cooperation partner

Hermanus Magnetic Observatory
P.O. Box 32 Hermanus
Republic of South Africa

T: +27 (0) 28 312 1196
F: +27 (0) 28 312 2039