Compass directions

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From Craig Kilby to APG List <apg@rootsweb.com> date Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 4:48 PM

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The compass is of course divided into 4 quadrants: NE, SE, SW and NW. Each of these quadrants is divided into 8 angles. Using the NE quadrant as an example, the divisions are:

N by East 11 degrees, 15 minutes North North East 22 degrees, 30 minutes N.E. by N. 33 degrees, 45 minutes N.E. 45 degrees, 0 minutes N.E. by E. 56 degrees, 15 minutes E.N.E. 67 degrees, 30 minutes E by N 78 degrees, 45 minutes East 90 degrees, 0 minutes