mariner's compass


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compass in the form of a card that rotates so that 0 degrees or North points to magnetic north

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The Mariner's Compass used fragments of names given by medieval mariners to the winds coming from all directions.
And of course Pyxis, the Mariner's Compass, was one of those to be accorded its place of honour against the southern night sky.
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IN HIS workshop, the craftsman skilfully produces a reliable mariner's compass.
The mariner's compass, initially a magnetized needle on a sliver floating in a bowl, enabled seamen to navigate without clear skies.