"It's not coming from any compass course," said Terry shortly.
Rick set a compass course for St. Thomas, flying just under the clouds.
On board ship dead reckoning is the compass course for direction and the reading of the log for distance.
The main-sheet was paid out as Jack bore away to take the compass course for Cobourg.
That would have meant plotting a compass course around a turn.
For a while they flew along above the cloud, following the compass course.
Steering the boat on a compass course, Orloff devoted his whole attention to his task.
Rick thought that one over as he climbed out of the valley and set a compass course south to Baguio.
I lost them immediately but took a compass course in the direction we were headed.
There was no apparent road, but Sandy chose a compass course between the sage for the first few miles, then skirted the mesquite.