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  Compass Basics for Kayaking
  Posted by: davidcw73 on Aug-20-08 11:39 PM (EST)
 

There are 32 Points of the Compass, each being eleven and a quarter degrees. Eight times eleven and a quarter equals ninety degrees.

North
North by East
North-north-east
North-east by North
North-east
North-east by East
East-north-east
East by North
East
and so on...

Your diagram shows half of them:

North
North-north-east
North-east
East-north-east
East

South-west is 225 degrees, not 135.
South-east is 135 degrees.

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    • compass. - old_user - Aug-21-08 9:49 AM




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  compass.
  Posted by: old_user on Aug-21-08 9:49 AM (EST)
HI, I purposefully only mentioned those in the article stating that there were even more divisions. I regret the typo in the SE-SW bearing. Thanks for citing the correction.
 

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