What is the directional arrow that shows cardinal and sometimes intermediate directions on a map called?

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The directional arrow that shows cardinal and sometimes intermediate directions on a map is called a compass. You can use a compass no matter where on Earth you are at. A compass is a simple device that uses magnets to determine which direction you are in. Don't get lost without one!
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The compass. It usually shows both the intermediate and cardinal directions. Sometimes it will only show the cardinal directions.
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