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Star Compass


Kim Martins
by Newportm
published on 03 August 2020
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A recreation of the star compass of Polynesian navigator, Mau Piailug (1932-2010 CE), depicted with shells on sand and with Satawalese (Caroline Islands) text labels, as described by the Polynesian Voyaging Society.

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Newportm, . (2020, August 03). Star Compass. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Newportm, . "Star Compass." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 03, 2020.

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Newportm, . "Star Compass." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Aug 2020. Web. 15 May 2021.