compass azimuth

compass azimuth

[′käm·pəs ‚az·ə·məth]
(navigation)
Azimuth relative to compass north.
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In these plots, the position of a point relative to the center represents the compass azimuth of the corresponding vector and the distance of the point from the center is proportional to zenith angle; this representation of the hemisphere is equivalent to the Hill projection of fish-eye lenses, except that east and west are not reversed as they are in the photographs (cf.
Furthermore, photographs were taken from different compass azimuths. In most photographs, most flamingos were resting, standing, or grooming (stationary behaviours), only about 14 % (in Kenya) and about 26 % (in Europe) of the flamingos were assigned as performing locomotor activities.