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Directory Of Year 1986, Issue 1
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The World's Earliest Compass

Year:1986 Issue:1

Column: Columns and Specials

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Release Date:1986-01-01

Page: 19

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THE MAGNETIC north-south pointing properties of the lodestone, or magnetite, may have been used for direction-finding in China 2,300 years ago - or perhaps, if old tales have any validity, 300 years...

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