A built-in bearing sensor detects magnetic north and indicates one of 16
directions on the display. Direction readings are performed in the Digital
You can store a direction reading in Bearing Memory and display that reading
as you take subsequent readings.
• For more information about Bearing Memory, see page E-46.
• You can calibrate the bearing sensor (page E-39) if you suspect the
direction reading is incorrect.
• See "Using the Digital Compass While Mountain Climbing or Hiking" (page
E-48) for some real-life examples of how to use this feature.