west northwest

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Related to west northwest: east southeast, compass points, Cardinal direction
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Noun1.west northwest - the compass point midway between west 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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But the weather system is forecasted to take a turn to the west northwest sometime on Friday, which would put it on a trajectory to hit the Caribbean islands and US mainland.
Huaning continues to move west northwest at 20 kmph as it passes above extreme Northern Luzon before heading to Taiwan, where it is expected to make landfall.
0 and was centered two miles west northwest of the city of San Fernando, said Bob Dollar, a spokesman for California Institute of Technology seismologists in Pasadena.
The Dogu Ayazli-2, which was drilled to a bottom hole location approximately 600 meters (1,969 feet) west northwest of the discovery well, will be tested when it is tied back to the Dogu Ayazli production tripod which will be installed later this year.
The epicenter of the quake was located 385 km (244 miles) west northwest of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy at a depth of 608 km (385 miles), the USGS said.
TSE:GMX)(Pink Sheets:GLBXF) is pleased to announce that it has acquired, by staking (certificates pending), the Calumet Uranium Deposit situated in Grand Calumet Township, Quebec, approximately 90 km west northwest of Ottawa and Hull, and two uranium showings in Joliette County, Quebec.
Rachel was centered about 575 kilometers south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico and was moving west northwest near 20 kph, the NHC said.
com) shows that the best and most continuous mineralized intervals coincide quite clearly with a continuous magnetic low which trends west northwest.

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