due south


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Noun1.due south - the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
cardinal compass point - one of the four main compass points
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She headed nearly due south, yawing, of course, all the time.
We travelled very fast and very far due south until the morning of the fifth day we sighted a great fleet of battleships sailing north.
Due south I traveled, across lovely valleys thick-dotted with graz-ing herds.
According to the best of his calculations they had made sufficient easting during the past two days to have brought them to a point almost directly north of Fort Dinosaur and as nothing could be gained by retracing their steps along the base of the cliffs he decided to strike due south through the unexplored country between them and the fort.
For three days the party marched due south through forests and meadow-land and great park-like areas where countless herbivorous animals grazed--deer and antelope and bos and the little ecca, the smallest species of Caspakian horse, about the size of a rabbit.
There's another side of the house -- due south of you as you stand now -- which is all tumbling about our ears.
Then I told him that, sure enough, I had a pistol in my pocket as well as he, and if he did not strike across the hill due south I would even blow his brains out.
In short, if our reading was anywhere near correct, we must have been traveling due south for six days.
Cobb's Hole," I answered (that being the name of the place), "bears as near as may be, due south.
In the middle of the first dogwatch, cocoanut trees were sighted due south, their tufted heads rising above the water and marking the low-lying atoll beneath.
Alpha Circini, a touch over 4[degrees] due south of Alpha Centauri, is a delightful double to observe.
Alan Cummings, was driving due south when Salcantay, a 30-foot craft bobbing dead in the water three miles to the east, hailed him over VHF radio in insistent Spanish.