How To: Make a sun compass in the Southern hemisphere

Make a sun compass in the Southern hemisphere

How to Make a sun compass in the Southern hemisphere

This video gives you a quick and easy way to create a sun compass and how to use specifically in the southern hemisphere. With just the use of sticks, stones, and a shadow, you'll be able to get an accurate north/south line and determine your principle compass points. With the knowledge of course that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west. This is a great alternative if you were to ever loose or break your compass when hiking, camping, or simply being adventurous outdoors.
In the Southern Hemisphere the sun moves through the northern sky at noon. The noontime shadows are pointing south rather than north and they move counterclockwise. This can mess up the internal sense of directon from people from the northern hemisphere as their intuitive sense of north and south gets flipped on its head.

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