south-south-east love



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  • adjective Towards the south-south-east; halfway between south and south east.
  • adjective South-south-eastern; occupying a position that is relatively south south east of another.


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  • “Our drift is to the south-east, or south-south-east, at the rate of at least two miles an hour.”

    Chapter 27

  • At Cape Royds, Shackleton found easterly winds to predominate, the most frequent direction being south-east; but on the great southern journey, south-south-east winds prevailed, occasionally swinging round to south-south-west, and even at the farthest south (88°S.) the ridges into which the snow was blown, 10,000 ft. above the sea, showed that south-southeasterly winds predominated.

    Perspective of Antarctica in 1911

  • The next day we observed the lowest temperature of the whole of this journey: - 30. 1º F The wind was south-south-east, but not very strong.

    The South Pole~ The Start for the Pole

  • Naracoorte (37°S, 140°48'E) lies in the south-east of South Australia, 11 kilometers (km) south-south-east of Naracoorte township and approximately 320 km south-east of Adelaide.

    Australian Fossil Mammal Sites, Australia

  • MacQuarie Island (54°29'-54°47'S, 158°47'-158°58'E) is a World Heritage Site located in the Southern Ocean, about half way between New Zealand and the Antarctic continent, approximately 1,500 kilometers (km) south-south-east of Tasmania.

    MacQuarie Island, Australia

  • To the south-south-east and south still the same good country.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • From south-south-east round the compass to south-south-west nothing but dense forest and Sturt

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • They pointed to the south-south-east, and made signs, by digging with a scoop, that there was water in that direction, but how far he could not make out.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • Started shortly after daybreak on a south-south-east course, still in search of springs

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • Started at 9 a.m. on a south-south-east course to round the boggy country.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart


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