compass navigation


The monitoring of movement from a starting to a finishing point using a compass, rotated until the compass' orienting arrow aligns with the cardinal direction north represented by an 'N'.

Alternative label

  • compass route-finding

  • navigation with compass

  • compass reading

  • compass triangulation

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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