Using a Watch to Determine North/South Infographic

Using a Watch to Determine North/South Infographic

Using a Watch To Determine North / SouthNorthern Hemisphere. Point hour hand at the sun:  South is halfway between the hour hand and 12 o’clock position.

Southern Hemisphere. Point the 12 o’clock position on your watch at the sun. North is halfway between the 12 o’clock position and the hour hand

Note:  Digital watches. Visualize a clock face on the watch.

From:  SURVIVAL, EVASION, AND RECOVERY:  MULTISERVICE PROCEDURES FOR SURVIVAL, EVASION, AND RECOVERY
FM 21-76-1, MCRP 3-02H, NWP 3-50.3, AFTTP(I) 3-2.26,
JUNE 1999
DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION:  Approved for public release

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