Why it is so important

What a compass? What is it used for?

A compass is an instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north, thus allowing the beholder to tell direction.

Why is it so important?

The compass is so important because without it, people would not be able to tell directions, especially on things like voyages out in the sea, thus making it impossible to do things like explore or make maps that give direction.

Who were some types of people who use the compass?

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Is it reliable?

The compass is always right. It is never wrong, it will always point North.