Contributions of Islamic Cultures
By: Grant Cheatham and Avery Lake
Navigation and Geography Contributions
Some Muslim travelers wrote guidebooks to help pilgrims make the journey to Makkah. Other travelers have explored and described foreign places like China and Scandinavia. To help them travel Muslims would use navigational instruments. Muslims divide the world into climate zones and showed them with extremely accurate maps. The also perfected the Chinese compass also called the astrolabe.
Its impact on the world.
The invention impacted the world by making it easier to travel. Muslims divided the world into different climate zones.
To help travel Muslims used navigational instruments like the astrolabe which is like a compass, and compasses to assist. They also made extremely accurate map.