How to use a compass

How to use a compass in the Northern and Southern hemisphere

How to use a compass in the Northern Hemisphere

Using a compass at first may be confusing but its actually couldn't be easier. When using a compass in the northern hemisphere you want to have the arrow pointing to the North. The compass wont tell you were to go but it will tell you what direction to go.

What's difference between using a compass in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere

The difference between using a compass in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere is simple. When you are using a compass in the Southern Hemisphere the red point will be pointing south instead of North this is because of the Earth's magnetic field.

How to use a compass in the Southern Hemisphere

Using a compass in the Southern Hemisphere is just as easy as in the Northern Hemisphere. First you would want the red arrow to be pointing South. Once it is pointing South the compass will tell you where South and North is.