In the azimuth system, directions are expressed as a clockwise angle from 0° to 359.99°, with North being 0°.

North Azimuth Bearings
Figure 5-12: The Azimuth System Quadrant Bearings

In the quadrant system (Figure 5-13), the directions are expressed as angles from 0°-90° measured from North in the two Northern quadrants and from

South in the Southern quadrants. The diagram in Figure 5-14 illustrates how to convert from the quadrant system to azimuth, and vice versa.

Azimuth Directional Drilling
Figure 5-13: The Quadrant System
Azimuth And Quadrant
Figure 5-14: Conversion from Quadrant to Azimuth Systems

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