Acme::MetaSyntactic::compass - Boxing the Compass
The compass rose can be subdivided into 32 points, using the four cardinal directions (north, east, south, and west) as the basis. The naming of the 32 points is known as boxing the compass.
In the Middle ages, sailors in the Mediterranean Sea used a system based on eight winds, also subdividing their compass rose into 32 points.
This module provides the following sub themes:
The four main directions: north, east, south and west.
The four direction halfway the cardinal directions: northeast, southeast, southwest and northwest.
The eight best known compass points; a combination of the two subthemes above.
The eight compass points found between the principal winds. From north_northeast to south_southwest and back.
The sixteen compass points found between the half winds and the quarter winds. From north_by_east to south_by_west and back.
All 32 compass points.
The eight winds used in the Middle ages: Tramontana, Greco, Levante, Scirocco, Ostro, Libeccio, Ponente, and Maestro.
The eight winds that fall halfway the base winds. From Greco_Tramontana to Ostro_Libeccio and back.
The sixteen winds that fall between the half winds and the base winds. From Quarto_di_Tramontana_verso_Greco to Quarto_di_Ostro_verso_Libeccio and back.
All 32 traditional compass points.
This module is part of the set of
Acme::MetaSyntactic themes found in the
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