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north-north-west

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  • Magellan already south of east from us, and we are heading north-north-west.

    CHAPTER XLI

  • It drives across the river Yare, and the great white steam billow rising above the sugar beet factory at Cantley sails hard north-north-west for about 100m, then drowns in that vast cold blast.

    Country diary: Claxton, Norfolk

  • Looking north-north-west, the woods continued on down to what appeared to be a large body of water, possibly a lake or the ocean (the ocean was certainly in that direction and reachable in other places) however there was one small barrier between me and those far away hills of promise, and it was a literal barrier.

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  • Looking north-north-west, the woods continued on down to what appeared to be a large body of water, possibly a lake or the ocean (the ocean was certainly in that direction and reachable in other places) however there was one small barrier between me and those far away hills of promise, and it was a literal barrier.

    An extract from my recent paper on VR and the 'first person perspective' videogame

  • Kido Butai was around 1,500 miles north-north-west of Oahu.

    Sealing Their Fate

  • It is possible to think that C4 is only mad north-north-west.

    "Nearly 100 wealthy families and power couples contributed at least $100,000 each to help Barack Obama over the past two years."

  • But it would be alarming if the designers of bridges, for example, were to say things like "Oh, I'd never imagined that if the wind was blowing above thirty miles per hour from due north-north-west, while the air temperature was exactly fifteen degrees and the sun was exactly overhead, concrete turned into custard - but now I think about it, it makes perfect sense!"

    Snell-Pym » Debugger is not a naughty word

  • The monasteries lie on the south-facing slopes of the Andikhasia Mountains in the upper valley of the Pinios River, 1-2 kilometers (km) north of Kalabaka and approximately 25 km north-north-west of Trikkala.

    Meteora Group of Monasteries, Greece

  • At twenty-one miles crossed the Douglas, coming from north-north-west; the country from it to the north-west and north looked quite white with quartz, and showed signs of being auriferous.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • I therefore returned to the creek, which I find to be the Bonney, now much smaller, but containing plenty of water — followed it down to north-north-west for about one mile, and then camped.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

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