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Exploration Stations Name: Station 1: Reasons for and Methods of Exploration 1. Explain the concept of “God, gold, and glory!” as it pertains to explorers.
2. Rank the items explorers used to navigate the seas using the handouts AND the textbook, page 530. Use your own words. Ranking Item Brief Description Reason you ranked it here 1 (Best) 2 Magnetic Compass Helps indicate NSEW Easy to use and understand. 3 Back Staf Cross staf with no blindness Cross Staf without the cons. 4 Astrolab e Complex tool that takes into account the location of the stars Kind of uneven to use and very shaky. 5 Quadrant Quarter of a circle meant to determine the height of the north star Seems really confusing to me. 6 (Worst) Cross Staf Measured the latitude with the altitude of the sun. It could cause blindness.

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