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Check your compass - NYTimes

Postby vagrom » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 3:09 pm

Consider the birds.
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Re: Check your compass - NYTimes

Postby Mark F » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 4:00 pm

It's not your compass that you need to check but rather update the angle between magnetic north and grid/true north on your maps and make adjustments to any magnetic bearings you use for navigation. Your compass will always point towards magnetic north.
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Re: Check your compass - NYTimes

Postby vagrom » Wed 06 Feb, 2019 5:24 pm

Thanks Mark. It was their title. Fascinating nonetheless. Only a thousand years for a complete flip. There goes the warranty ...
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