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Boxing the compass

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Boxing the compass is the action of naming all thirty-two principal points of the compass in clockwise order.

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# Compass point Abbr. Traditional Wind Point True Heading
1. North N Tramontana 0.00
2. North by east NbE 11.25
3. North-northeast NNE 22.50
4. Northeast by north NEbN 33.75
5. Northeast NE Greco 45.00
6. Northeast by east NEbE 56.25
7. East-northeast ENE 67.50
8. East by north EbN 78.75
9. East E Levante 90.00
10. East by south EbS 101.25
11. East-southeast ESE 112.50
12. Southeast by east SEbE 123.75
13. Southeast SE Siroco 135.00
14. Southeast by south SEbS 146.25
15. South-southeast SSE 157.50
16. South by east SbE 168.75
17. South S Ostro 180.00
18. South by west SbW 191.25
19. South-southwest SSW 202.50
20. Southwest by south SWbS 213.75
21. Southwest SW Libeccio 225.00
22. Southwest by west SWbW 236.25
23. West-southwest WSW 247.50
24. West by south WbS 258.75
25. West W Ponente 270.00
26. West by north WbN 281.25
27. West-northwest WNW 292.50
28. Northwest by west NWbW 303.75
29. Northwest NW Maestro 315.00
30. Northwest by north NWbN 326.25
31. North-northwest NNW 337.50
32. North by west NbW 348.75
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