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The Roses & Rhumbs Map Symbol Collection from Mapdiva, LLC is a delightful collection of fully editable compass rose and rhumb line vector graphics. The collection includes 10 fanciful compass rose symbols and two rhumb line graphics ideal for embellishing classic-style map designs for presentation and publication.
A compass rose, sometimes called a windrose, is a cartographic element found on maps and nautical charts used to display the orientation of the cardinal directions, — north, south, east, and west.
Rhumb lines are directional lines of constant bearing used in cartography. That is, if you follow a compass bearing of East without deviation, you will be following a rhumb line. Rhumb lines are a classic map element commonly seen on navigation charts (portolan charts).
Download & unzip the file as necessary, then choose “Import Collection” from the Library Manager – Action Menu. The collection will be imported into My Library and displayed. For use with Ortelius 1.1 and later.
The Roses & Rhumbs Map Symbol Collection for Ortelius® map design software for Mac OS is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Attribution to Mapdiva.com is requested when sharing with others, however is not required within the content area of a map in which the symbols are used (please don’t clutter your maps in order to provide attribution!).