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by: Shaykh Idris

Mark the path of the shadow, with or without stones, & backtrack to where the curve would be closest to the stick: this will be the Meridian altitude: thereby you will know North & South.
Partial shadow curve methods are best used along with other data.

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Takes time
by: Jesper

I have tried this. I think you have to wait more then 15 minutes. Anyway in the backcountry you have plenty of time!

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