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If you are using your GPS along with a compass, then use mag. north, as that is the "language" that a compass "speaks". Otherwise, use T north (such as with maps).

Or buy a compass that has declination offset.


I use True north as the north arrow then lines up with most road grids.


Interesting historical note: Seattle was plotted by three different men (north, south, central) who could not agree which to use. So each picked their favorite and that's why the downtown core streets don't match well with the rest of the city.

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