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Wrong Directions: Secrets of the Compass Rose

Hidden History Compass Rose, by Tarl Telford

Hidden History Compass Rose, by Tarl Telford

Compass Rose for the Hidden History of Oz. Note that the directions East and West are reversed from the "civilized world"


The compass rose in Oz has been a controversy for more than a century. The directions East and West are reversed on the first “official” map of Oz.

Was this a mistake? Or are directions truly different in Oz?  (more…)