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  1. For Compass Airlines, an Airline in the US using the Callsign "Compass Rose," See Compass Airlines A compass rose is a figure displaying the orientation of the cardinal directions, north, south, east and west on a map or nautical chart

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. HMS Compass Rose is the name of a fictional Royal Navy corvette in the novel The Cruel Sea

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  3. Today the use and idea of a compass rose is found on or featured in almost all navigation systems, including nautical charts, NDB and VOR systems, some GPS sets and similar

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  4. Although a compass rose may sometimes be called a wind rose, it should not be confused with the graphic tool used by meteorologists to depict wind frequencies from different directions at a location

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  5. Naming all 32 points on the rose is called boxing the compass

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