Cardinal direction facts for kids
If a needle is magnetised and allowed to move freely (for example floated on water) it will align itself with the Earth's magnetic field which is almost in the same direction as north. The direction of the needle in this situation is called magnetic north which in some places differs from the direction of the North Pole by a few degrees.
Cardinal directions in world cultures
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In Spanish: Punto cardinal para niños
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