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How is a compass used to find directions?
A compass is usually a small box with a glass cover on it. It is always used to find directions. The compass always shows North and South directions. The compass is kept at the place, where we wish to know the direction. Its needle indicates the North-South direction, when it comes to the rest. The compass is then rotated until the North and South marked on the dial are at the two ends of the needle.
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