north northwest

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Noun1.north northwest - the compass point that is midway between north and northwest
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
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Tropical Depression 'Urduja' maintained its strength as it continued to move in a north northwest direction midday Wednesday.
The quake struck 151 km (94 miles) north northwest of Santo on Vanuatu and was 35 km deep, the U.
By Monday until Tuesday, the typhoon is expected to move closer towards the eastern section of Luzon and of Visayas, bringing light to moderate rains and isolated thunderstorms as it is expected to move north northwest then recurve to the north northeast.
The quake hit 81 miles north northwest of Moyobamba and 480 miles north of Lima.
Paolo was last located 930 kilometers east of Baler, Aurora, moving north northwest at 15 kph.
Inday's continued to move north northwest but slightly decreased its speed from 19 kph on Wednesday afternoon to 17 kph on Thursday morning.
5 miles, centered 51 miles north northeast of Huehuetenago, and 106 miles north northwest of Guatemala City.
Success on either of our holes will show that the Carlin trend continues to the north northwest and will generate significant interest in this area of the state.
As of this afternoon, Isabel is 350 miles South Southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina moving North Northwest at 11 miles per hour.
At 3:00 AM today, the LPA was estimated based on all available data at 95 km North northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte,' the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said in its 4 a.
Additionally, the strike of the Scotch Thistle zone is west northwest as compared to the Coleman vein strike of north northwest thus providing more structural opportunities for gold deposits.

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