Cooperation partner

SANSA Space Science
Republic of South Africa

The Keetmanshoop Geomagnetic Observatory (KMH) is run in co-operation of the SANSA Space Science Observatory (HMO) and 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 (quasi-dipole):
Latitude: 37.19 S    Longitude: 87.35 E

The geomagnetic coordinates refer to IGRF-13 for 2020.


Data are available on request or over the INTERMAGNET program.

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