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west-north-west

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  • He set sail and bore away into the west-north-west, two hunters constantly at the mastheads and sweeping the sea with glasses, himself pacing the deck like an angry lion.

    Chapter 18

  • I gave him the bearings — west-north-west, and five hundred miles away.

    Chapter 18

  • Somewhere west-north-west was the first lunar eclipse on the winter solstice for 400 years.

    Country diary: Wenlock Edge

  • British Isles -- where a corresponding volume of water, with a somewhat lower salinity, is found again in the section which was taken a few weeks later by the Frithjof from Ireland to the west-north-west across the Rockall Bank.

    The South Pole~ Fram Expedition Oceanography

  • Next morning the sun rises on a clear sky, with a strong west-north-west breeze, and all hearts are asking what the day will bring forth.

    Westward Ho!

  • Shod our horses, and built a small cone of stones on a reef of rocks that runs along the top of a hill about half a mile west-north-west from the spring, to which it will act as a land mark.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • Our course was 22 degrees, and at two miles we struck a small gum creek coming from the range and running west-north-west.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • Its course at this place is to the west-north-west; it is very broad, and in some places the banks are perpendicular, and are well grassed and covered with fine gum-trees, mulga and other bushes.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • After five miles through the same description of country, mulga scrub with plenty of grass, we arrived at water, where three creeks join, one from the south-west, one west-north-west, and the other from about north-west.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • The water was still running in the one from the west-north-west with large long water holes; also water holes in the other two; gum-trees in the creek.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

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