Lewis & Clark Compass
M. 3.1 x 3.1 x 0.9''
M. 7.8 x 7.8 x 2.2cm
The compass opened the World to exploration and discovery. Invented in China thousands of years ago, it was primarily used by feng-shui priests, hired to advise how and where to build.
The compass allowed sailors to cross vast oceans, explorers to discover continents. An instrument of exploration that changed the world of Renaissance forever... the fabled Spice Islands, legendary Cathay... rumored South Lands.
This small wooden compass is a replica of that used by explorers Lewis & Clark in their journey across the uncharted territories.
To find out more about discoveries made by Lewis and Clark, check out excerpts from their journals. Go to http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/