A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Bruce Cutting
Date: 2016 Jun 15, 13:27 -0700
Most early navigation was done by people living in the northern hemisphere. The pole star was a usual reference – why not draw maps with north up?
Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:29 AM
Subject: [NavList] Re: Thoughts on why 'north' is at the top of maps (BBC)
More new age PC BS.
people living in New Zeland that south is bad and north, Guadacanal is better
place to live. Tell people the
cities - Ask if Harlemn is better to live in because it is north NYC or
Broadway, or the lower east side ( south). Would you think north near
I belive people are smarter than that.