Finding Polaris

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Description: Once you are able to identify the North Star, you will be able to find North. Simply trace a line from the star to the horizon, and that is North. To your right is East, straight behind you is South, and to your left is West.

Keywords: finding, polaris, identify, north, star, find, simply, trace, line, horizon, east, straight, south, left, west

Created by: Steven Pesca Added: 2005-09-01

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