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Who Invented the Compass


History of the compass can be traced from the 2nd Century BC and has its origin from China. A study revealed that Omlecs were using compass during 1000BC, but there is no authenticated proof towards the same. It is a difficult task to identify the first inventor of compass. The earliest models of compass were referred to as lodestone. Compass was mentioned as a tool or device for navigation in the year 1117 by Chinese […]