Definition of



Three-Figure Bearings: The angle in degrees measured clockwise from North.

It is common to put extra "0"s to make it a full 3 digits, so:

• North is 000°
• East is 090°
• South is 180°
• West is 270°

Compass Bearings: The 4 main directions of North, South, East and West, as well as in-between those bearings such as North-East etc.