Cardan or Marine Compass

Cardan or Marine Compass

The Cardan or marine compass is a nautical instrument whose use was fundamental in the development of navigation and cartography.

New types of compasses were devised because the rock and pitch of a vessel make ordinary compasses useless. Ship compasses were mounted in a Cardan suspension, which allowed ...
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€155

Characteristics

Dimensions :
10 x 6 cm
Materials :
Wood, Brass
EAN :
3336728400868
Reference :
CU590728

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