Finding North Direction
There are several different methods to deterime the north direction.
- The Sun sets in the West on Spring Equinox March 20, 1999 and Fall Equinox September 23, 1999.
North is direction your right sholder points to when facing towards the setting on these dates.
- Locate the star Polaris. It is located within 1 degree of north pole.
- Use a compass.
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