Picture Of Gimballed Compass

Picture Of Gimballed Compass

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Invention of the Compass

Despite the simplicity of a compass, it took hundreds of years for it to be discovered and some more hundreds of years to be used for navigation instead as a magical artifact. But when we began to use it properly, it changed the face of the Earth.

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History of the Magnetic Compass

Magnetic compass was at first used as a magical artifact and a tool for divination. It took centuries for it to be used for its proper purpose and to change the world as we knew it.