Posted by: jakinnan | June 20, 2011

Find North Using A Clock Face

Hold an analog watch flat, with the hour hand aimed at the sun. South will be halfway between the hour hand and 12. North is 180 degrees in the opposite direction. Adjust for daylight saving time by using 1:00 instead of noon. If you wear a digital watch, draw a clock face on the ground. This technique works for North America below Alaska, but should only be used for emergency navigation. Always bring a map and compass of your route.


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