On a cloudy day in unfamiliar surroundings, you can’t tell which direction is north, so why is north north anyway? Who decided that up on a map would be in the direction of the Arctic ocean and not Antarctica? And since true north is not magnetic north, how did the ancients determine true north, demonstrated in the exact alignment of the east and west sides of the Great Pyramid of Giza to true north? The answer is the earth’s wobble rate, its axis tilting like a gyroscope in space, yet space with having no up nor down, but we have selected our up to be toward and extending above the north pole because the great early post deluge civilizations were centered first in that portion of the globe, closer to that exit point (so to speak) from the earth of its axis, which wobbles at the base six number of 72 years/degree, therefore, the Great Pyramid for instance was aligned according to the north pole’s position, though they had never been there, by the method simply explained in article #2 at http://iceagecivilizations.com.
All the ancient cultures knew the four directions based upon north being about forty five degrees to the left of the rising sun, for instance the four bacabs of ancient mesoamerican cosmology, those legendary bacabs which supposedly hold up the sky at the “four corners of the earth,” yet when you understand the information in the link above, you can see the reason those bacabs are represented in ancient mesoamerican art and architecture and called Atlantean Columns, the mapping method of Atlas the reason, he having been the namesake of their actual ancient homeland across the Atlantic, Aztlan/Atlan, the hard evidence that the ancient mexican hunab unit of length utilized in surveying the Temple of the Sun at Teotihaucan in Mexico is exactly twice the length of the royal cubit. It was a much smaller world back then than the darwinists are willing to admit, the oceans were like superhighways for the ancients after the Flood, see more at http://genesisveracityfoundation.com.