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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The quake hit 81 miles north northwest of Moyobamba and 480 miles north of Lima.
Sunday and was centered about 20 miles north northwest of Stovepipe Wells, a camping area at Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, said Nick Scheckel, a seismologist with the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
5 miles, centered 51 miles north northeast of Huehuetenago, and 106 miles north northwest of Guatemala City.

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