Cardinal directions refer to four points on a compass: north, south, east and west. Each cardinal direction is separated from another by 90 degrees out of a 360-degree circle on a compass. North is at the top, east is to... More »

The four cardinal directions are north, south, east and west. These are the four main directions on the compass rose, which is a depiction of all the directions seen on a map. They are usually marked with the initials N,... More »

A map direction symbol is called a compass rose, and a simple compass rose symbol may only depict the four cardinal directions of north, east, west and south. A compass rose has been used on charts, atlases and maps by n... More »

Cardinal directions are defined as one of the four main points on a compass in the direction of north, south, east and west. These directions are commonly denoted by their initials: N, S, E, and W. More »

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The four cardinal directions are north, south, east and west. These are the four main directions on the compass rose, which is a depiction of all the directions seen on a map. They are usually marked with the initials N,... More »

There are a total of 32 compass points, which are horizontal directions located on a compass card, according to The Free Dictionary. The four main compass points, North (N), South (S), East (E) and West (W), are called c... More »

In order to read a compass, first you must study its dial or face. Second, you must know how to find magnetic north. Then you must be able to apply your compass readings to a map. More »

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